Prasanna sparkles

Eighth seed PM Prasanna of Karnataka stunned third seed Sandesh Kantimahanti 4-1, 4-2 to enter the boys’ singles semifinals of the KTPAA-AITA under-12 championship series at the Tennis Advantage courts, here on Monday.

 

Prasanna was joined in the last four by top seed Kurva Gaurav, Nikhil Niranjan and Arjun Sriram.  Gaurav eased to a 4-0, 4-1 win over Deepak A while Nikhil didn’t break much sweat in defeating Bhuvan Mahesh 4-1, 4-1 and Arjun got the better of Vishal Reddy 4-2, 4-2. 

 In the girls’ section, fifth seed Chandrika Joshi upset second seed Parvvi Patil 2-4, 4-2, 17-15 (super tie-break) to storm into the semifinals. 

Results: Boys singles (Quarterfinals): Kurva Gaurav bt Deepak A 4-0, 4-1; Prasanna PM bt Sandesh Kantimahanti 4-1, 4-2; Nikhil Niranjan bt Bhuvan Mahesh 4-1, 4-1; Arjun Sriram bt Vishal Reddy 4-2, 4-2. 

Boys doubles (Semifinals): Gaurav Kurva/ Varun Kumar bt Nikhil Niranjan/ Adarsh Arun 4-2, 4-2; Sandesh Kantimahanti/ Arjun Sriram bt Bhuvan Mahesh/ Deepak A 3-5, 5-3, 10-6.Girls singles:

Quarterfinals: Shaik Mubashira Anjum bt Priya Nayak 4-0, 5-4 (3); Reshma Maruri bt Ananya Reddy 4-2, 4-2; Shaik Mushrat Anjum bt Sharon William 4-0, 4-2; Chandrika Joshi bt Parvvi Paatil 2-4, 4-2, 17-15 (super tie-break). 

Girls doubles (Semifinals): Mubashira Anjum Shaik/ Parvvi Paatil bt Sagarika Sonni/ Chandrika Joshi 4-1, 4-2; Mushrat Anjum Shaik/ Ananya bt Reshma Maruri/ Priya Nayak 4-0, 5-4 (5).

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