Nikshep poised to bag twin titles

Nikshep, who partnered Nikhil Kannan to the under-14 doubles crown, will meet the same opponent in Friday’s singles final. While the second seed had to wage a grim battle and come from a set down to defeat State-mate Arjun M 2-6, 6-2, 6-3. Top-seeded Nikhil of Maharashtra defeated Akhil Kanagaraj of Tamil Nadu 6-3, 6-1.

Results (all semifinals): Boys: U-14: 1-Nikhil Kannan (Mah) bt 4-Akhil Kanagaraj (TN) 6-3, 6-1; 2-Nikshep B (Kar) bt 3-Arjun M (Kar) 2-6, 6-2, 6-3.

Doubles, final: Nikshep BR/Nikhil Kannan bt R Ramakrishnan/G Ashwin Ram 6-2, 6-3.
U-12: 1-Nikshep B (Kar) bt V Jeevan (TN) 6-3, 6-4; 2-Vasisht C (Kar) bt 3-Bharath Nishok Kumaran 6-2, 6-4.

Girls: U-14: 8-Saranya Nagpal (AP) bt Reshma Ganapati (TN) 7-5, 6-0; 6-Anjali Jaindhan (Ker) bt 2-Shameema A (TN) 6-2, 6-4.

Doubles, final: Shameema A/Anjali Jaindhan bt Shiivani Manjanna/Gopika Madhu 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 10-4.

U-12: 1-Shameema A (TN) bt R Abinikka (TN) 7-6 (7-0), 6-0; 2-Saranya Nagpal (AP) bt Prerana A Kalwar (Kar) 6-1, 6-3.

DH Newsletter Privacy Policy Get top news in your inbox daily
GET IT
Comments (+)