Vasisht in semis

Vasisht in semis

Bangalore, dhns: Vasisht V Cheruku marched into the boys’ under-18 semifinals of the  Mahila Seva Samaja Tennis Club AITA Talent Series National-ranking tennis tournament here on Wednesday.

Vasisht posted a 6-3, 6-2 win over third seed Alok Aaradhya in his quarterfinal encounter. Earlier in the day, Vasisht scored a 6-3, 6-4 win over Mayukh Rawat, third seed, to enter the boys’ under-16 final. He will face Vignesh Subramaniam in the summit clash.

Top seed in both the boys’ sections -- S Gokul -- conceded walkovers to Varunvenkat in the under-18 category and to Vignesh in the under-16 event.

Results: Boys: Under-18 (quarterfinals): Varunvenkat w/o 1-S Gokul; Vasisht V Cheruku bt 3-Alok Aaradhya 6-3, 6-2; 4-Ganesh Srinivasan bt Vibhu Varsh 6-2, 6-3; 2-Rahul BS bt 8-Pranash Babu 6-4, 6-2.

Under-16 (semifinals): Vignesh Subramaniam w/o 1-S Gokul; 2-Vasisht V Cheruku bt 3-Mayukh Rawat 6-3, 6-4. (Quarterfinals): Gokul bt Sansidh Kommaraju 7-6 (7-2), 6-4; Vignesh bt Rishi Reddy 6-3, 6-1; Mayukh bt 7-Chiranthan KS 6-1, 6-2; Vasisht bt Utkarsh Bharadwaj 6-0, 6-0.

Girls: Under-18 (quarterfinals): 1-Lavanya Saravanan bt Jyothi M 6-0, 6-4; 3-CS Praneetha bt Madhumitha Meenakshi 6-3, 6-3; 5-Soha S bt T Shraya Shree 4-6, 6-2, 6-2; 2-Nupur Umashankar bt Aditi Dilip 6-4, 7-5.

Under-16 (semifinals): 1-Soha S bt 3-Madhumitha Meenakshi 7-6 (7-2), 6-4; 7-Rashmika Ranjan bt 2-CS Praneetha 6-2, 3-6, 6-2.

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