Patchy Rahul in final

Rahul posted a hard-fought 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 win over fourth-seeded Alok Aradhya in his semifinal encounter, while Vibhuvarsh had it easier en route to a 6-3, 7-5 victory against Adil Kanyanpur to book a spot in the final.

In the girls section, third seed Shivani Manjanna will take on Nupur Umashankar in the summit clash.

Results (all semifinals): Boys: U-16: 6-Vibhuvarsh T (Kar) bt Adil Kalyanpur (Kar) 6-3, 7-5; 2-BS Rahul (Kar) bt 4-Alok Aradya (Kar) 4-6, 6-2, 6-3.   Doubles: BS Rahul/ Karthik S (Kar) bt Poorva S Kumar/ Rohan Shenoy (Kar) 7-6, 6-3; Alok Aradya/ Vibhuvarsh (Kar) bt MS Dhanush/ Hanivarsh (Kar) 7-5, 4-6, 10-2.

Girls: U-16: 3-Shivani Manjanna (Kar) bt Soha S (Kar) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4; 2-Nupur Umashankar (Kar) bt 8-Sakshi Yadav (AP) 6-2, 6-3. Doubles: Nupur Umashankar/ Lakshmi Nikitha (Kar) bt B Sakshi Yadav (AP)/ Nikita Pinto (Kar) 6-2, 6-2; Hrishika Rajesh/ Soha S (Kar) bt Gaayathri Shankar (Ker)/ Diana Abi (TN) 6-0, 6-7 (4-7), 10-5.

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