Unfancied Yashomati upsets third seed Aaira

Unseeded Yashomati knocked out third seeded Aaira Sood 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the opening round of the girls singles in the ANT Academy-AITA under-14 Championship Series tennis tournament here on Monday.

In another upset, Naga Roshini beat the fifth seed Mrithula 6-3, 6-0. In another girls’ singles, Nityashree was given tough fight before she eventually prevailed 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 over Utsah Kalra.

In the boys’ singles, Viraj Anand defeated the sixth seed, Nithin Vijay  6-1, 6-0.
Aayush Bhat hardly broke a sweat before claiming a straight sets 6-1, 6-3 win over Sharavan Anand in another boys’ singles.

Dhruv, meanwhile overcame a resilient Shyam 7-6 (7), 6-4.

Results: Singles: Boys: round 1: Aayush Bhat bt Sharavan Anand 6-1, 6-3; Arjun Premkunar bt Gowin Sehwag 6-1, 6-3; S Kundu bt Nathin Ram 6-0, 6-1; Viraj Anand bt Nithin Vijay 6-1, 6-0; Kavin Karthik bt Kabir 6-3, 6-2; Dev Sinha bt Vasanth 6-3, 6-2; Pushkar bt Ashwin 6-3, 6-2; Eric Nithilan bt Adith 6-3, 6-4; Viharsh bt Siddanth 6-1, 6-1; Dhurv bt Shyam 7-6(7), 6-4; Bhairav bt Yash 6-1, 6-1; Ronin L bt Vishal M 6-3, 6-1.

Girls: Lakshanya bt Sanjana 6-0, 6-0; Nityasree bt Utsah Kalra 6-3, 4-6, 6-1; Atmika bt Soha 6-1, 6-1; Rashmi bt Nivedita 6-1, 6-1; Yashomathi bt Aaira Sood 2-6, 6-3, 6-2; Tanisha bt Amodini 6-4, 6-1; Mahak Agarwal bt Shubratha 6-4, 6-0; Suhita Maruri bt Bhoomika 6-3, 6-1; Nagaroshini bt Mrithula 6-3, 6-0; Vidyul bt Raksha 6-1, 6-3; Manasvi bt Thanmayee 6-0, 6-0; Jasha bt Anupama 6-1, 6-3; Kashmira M bt Khushi  7-6(3), 6-1; Shruti bt Anika 6-3, 6-1; Ananya bt Aadhya M 6-1, 6-1; Riya bt Veda 6-4, 6-4.

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