Ankita gets better of battling Suhail

Ankita, seeded 14th, will take on fourth-seeded Chinese Zi Yang, who dispatched Japan’s Nao Hibino 6-2, 6-3.Seventh-seeded Rishika Sunkara, Andya Naik, Natasha Palha and Sharon Sanchana Paul were the other girls to advance to the pre-quarterfinals.     
In the boys section, India’s fourth-seeded Sai Kartik Nakireddi breezed into the pre-quarterfinals with a 6-0, 6-4 victory over Kazakhstan’s Dmitriy Borodkin.

Fifth-seeded Ronit Singh Bisht was leading 6-2, 3-0 when his opponent Sai Saran Reddy Byredddy conceded the match due to dehydration. Bisht next plays compatriot Shahbaaz Khan, who beat Uzek Artem Tarasov 7-6 (8-6), 6-4.

Sixth-seeded Vaidik Munshaw, Sumeet Shinde, Mansingh Athare, Saurabh Singh, Rakshay Thakkar, Siddharth Rawat, Rishabdev Raman and Shahbaaz Khan were the other Indians to progress to the pre-quarters.

Results (round III, Indians unless stated otherwise): Boys: Chuhan Wang (Chn) bt Saurabh Patil 6-1, 6-2; Sumeet Shinde bt Garry Tokas 6-0, 6-3; Ronit Singh Bisht bt Sai Saran Reddy B 6-2, 3-0 (retd); Vaidik Munshaw bt Justin To (Hkg) 6-4, 6-2; Xin Gao (Chn) bt Wen-Chun Liang (Tpe) 6-2, 6-0; Mansingh Athare bt Leander Lazaro (Phi) 6-2, 2-6, 6-2; Saurabh Singh bt Yash Deshpande 6-3, 6-1; Warit Sornbutnark (Tha) bt Jatin Dahiya 6-0, 6-0; Sai Kartik Nakireddi bt Dmitriy Borodkin (Kaz) 6-0, 6-4; Rakshay Thakkar bt Digvijay Singh Mehta 6-4, 6-2; Siddharth Rawat bt Rohit Bisht 7-6 (7-2), 6-1; Rishabdev Raman bt Srikar Alla 3-6, 6-3, 6-2; Kaichi Uchida (Jpn) bt Wen-Jao Liang (Tpe) 6-4, 4-6, 6-2; Chi-Shan Jao (Tpe) bt Tarun Nath Surath 6-0, 6-0; Bowen Ouyang (Chn) bt Chih-Jen Ho (Tpe) 6-1, 6-3; Shahbaaz Khan bt Artem Tarasov (Uzb) 7-6 (8-6), 6-4.
Girls: Rishika Sunkara bt Abhilasha Ahuja 6-0, 6-1; Kyra Shroff bt Anushka Bhargava 6-2, 6-2; Eri Hozumi (Jpn) bt Nova Patel 6-3, 6-1; Lin Zhu (Chn) bt Sharmada Balu 7-5, 3-6, 6-2; Andya Naik bt Tanaporbn Thongsing (Tha) 6-2, 3-6, 6-1; Zhaoxeuan Yang (Chn) bt Bhuvana Kalva 6-1, 6-1; Miyu Kato (Jpn) bt Sri Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy 6-1, 6-2; Zi Yang (Chn) bt Nao Hibino (Jpn) 6-2, 6-3; Sabina Sharipova (Uzb) bt Shweta Rana 6-0, 6-1; Ankita Raina bt Ushna Suhail (Pak) 7-6, 6-4; Napatsakorn Sankaew (Tha) bt Natalla Khaniejo 6-1, 6-1; Ran Tian (Chn) bt Vaniya Dangwal 6-1, 6-0; Miho Kowase (Jpn) bt Prarthana G Thombare 6-0, 6-2 Li-Yun Tan (Sin) bt Aishwarya Agrawal 6-0, 6-3; Natasha Palha bt Ayaka Okuno (Jpn) 7-5, 6-1; Sharon Sanchana Paul bt Riko Sawayanagi (Jpn) 5-7, 7-5, 6-2.

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