Arjun to meet Nitin

Arjun to meet Nitin

Top seed Arjun Mariappa made short work of Tamil Nadu’s VM Sandeep to move into the boys’ singles final of the AITA Amway Nutrilite U-14 Championship Cup here on Tuesday

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Arjun will now take on his Karnataka State-mate Nitin Reddy who faced stiff resistance from another local player Arvind Kalyana. The second-seeded Nitin needed over two hours to overcome a battling Arvind 7-6 (17-15), 6-2.    
 Results: Boys singles semifinals: Arjun Mariappa bt VM Sandeep 6-0, 6-2; Nitin Reddy bt Arvind Kalyana 7-6 (17-15), 6-2.

Quarterfinals: Arvind bt Ritvik Puranik 8-4; Arjun bt Anirudh Kumar 8-3; Nitin bt Praneeth 8-6; Sandeep bt Shiekh Mohd 8-3.

Doubles final: Kavan Kumar/ Praneeth bt Arjun Mariappa/ Nitin Reddy 6-3, 0-6, 6-4.Girls singles quarters: Sruthi Pandithurain bt Priya Naik 8-3; Sharanya bt Pratibha Prasad 8-4; Srikanth Parvvi bt Pragathi Prasad Narayan 6-0; Prarthana Prabhakar bt Shimran 8-7 (7-5).