Mahak makes it to semis

Mahak makes it to semis

Top seed Mahak Jain and second seed Sai Dedeepya advanced into the semifinals of the girls category in the Jain Global Asian Junior Series under-14 tennis tournament here on Wednesday. 

Mahak crushed Adinath Narde 6-0, 6-1 while Dedeepya was streched by Sravya Shivani before prevailing 7-6 (3), 7-6 (4) in the quarterfinals. 

In the boys’ last-eight encounter, unseeded Drumil Thakkar sent fifth seed Drona Walia packing with a 6-2, 6-4 victory.  Also entering the semifinals was second seed Rithvik Choudary B, who bested Abhishek Shukla 7-5, 6-3.  Drumil and Rithvik were joined by Siddharth Thakran and Bikramjeet Singh Chawla in the last four. Results (all quarterfinals): Boys singles: Siddharth Thakran bt Theertha Shashank M 6-4, 6-1; Bikramjeet Singh Chawla bt Kevin Patel 7-5, 7-6(4); Drumil Thakkar bt Drona Walia 6-2, 6-4; Rithvik Choudary B bt Abhishek Shukla 7-5, 6-3.  Doubles: Neel Guard/ Mohammed Atif Sheik bt Aman Ayub Khan & Rahul Jaideep 6-3, 6-1; Nama Heman/ Theertha Shashank M bt Vansh Bhagtani/ Dharmil Shah 6-1, 6-4; Sundar Arvind/ Abhishek Shukla bt Kevin Patel/ Kaivalya Raval 6-3, 6-3; Rithvik Choudary B/ Varun Vaiko bt Arvind Kalyan & Chirag Srinath 6-0, 6-0.  Girls singles: Mahak Jain bt Adinath Narde C 6-0, 6-1; Prinkle Singh bt Muskaan Ranjan 6-1, 6-4; Humera Begum Shaik bt Krithika Chhabra 6-3, 6-3; Sai Dedeepya Y bt Sravya Shivani C 7-6(3), 7-6(4).