Harsha in quarters

Harsha in quarters

Harsha Pradeep and Anmay Devaraj registered hard fought wins to progress to the quarterfinals of the SIA-EBCO Junior (under-14) National Ranking Championship Series tennis tournament at the Topspin Tennis Academy here on Tuesday.

Harsha defeated Skanda Prasanna Rao 7-6, 6-3 while Anmay overcame mid-game slump to oust Tarun Gowda 7-6 (9-7), 2-6, 6-3.

In the girls’ section, Khushi Santosh marched into the quarterfinals after a 6-3, 6-2 win over Uttara.

Results (all pre-quarterfinals, boys): Harsha Pradeep bt Skanda Prasanna Rao 7-6, 6-3; Gaurav SR bt Rohan S Nair 6-3, 6-1; Anmay Devaraj bt Tarun Gowda 7-6 (7), 2-6, 6-3; Viraaj Anand bt Tarun Vikram 6-4, 6-1; Vishal Gautham bt Adith Amarnath 6-1, 7-5; Pranav Heggere bt Nithilan Eric 6-2, 6-3; Aayush Bhat bt KS Nanaih 6-1, 6-2.

Girls: Khushi Santosh bt Uttara B 6-3, 6-2; Soha Singh bt Jayakrishna A 6-1, 6-4; Lakshmi Prabha bt Sagarika RS 6-3, 6-4; Khushi V bt Jhanvi Matha 6-4, 6-4; Yashomathi G bt Arushi P 6-4, 5-7, 6-2.