Monish, Rachitha in quarters

In the prequarters, Rajer whiped past a hapless Rishi Daberi 6-0, 6-2 while Rachitha too had an equally easy outing against BS Shruthi, eking out a facile 6-0, 6-3 win.
The lone upset in the girls’ under-18 section came when the eighth-seeded Shikha N Singh lost to Tanya Singh 3-6, 1-6. In the boys’ under-16 category, Varun Chandran caused an upset by overcoming his fancied opponent Venkat Raman, seeded seventh, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3.  

Results (pre-quarterfinals):

Boys under-18, singles: Rohan Gaonkar bt Kashyap A 6-1, 6-1; S Arun Prashant bt Anthony Savio 7-6 (2), 1-6, 6-1; B Sai Reddy bt TG Subash Kaushik 3-6, 6-4, 7-5; Monish Rajer bt Rishi Daberi 6-0, 6-2; S Raghavendra bt Basavaraj K 6-3, 6-1; Rahul Ravindra bt Alok Aradhya 6-2, 4-6, 6-2.
Girls under-18, singles: Rachitha Sarda bt BS Shruthi 6-0, 6-3; Nupur Umashankar bt Madhumitha 6-2, 6-2; Tanya Singh bt Shikha A Singh 6-3, 6-1; Preeti Ujjani bt Amal Amal Warick 6-2, 6-3; B Nayantara bt Shreya Mahadevan (w/o); SP Ritu bt Ujjwal SS 6-1, 6-1.
Under-16 boys, singles (first round): Anurag Sipani bt Abrar Nawaz 6-3, 6-1; Alok Aradhya bt Siddarth Dabri 3-6, 7-5, 6-4; Varun Chandran bt Venkat Raman 4-6, 6-3, 6-3; Monish Rajer bt Balaji Karthikeyan 6-0, 6-0; Kashyap Ashok bt Darshan Srinivas 6-1, 6-1; K Basavaraj bt PS Gagan 6-2, 6-4; Anirudh Puranic bt Sabya Sachi Mishra 6-4, 6-4; S Prateesh bt S Kishen 6-2, 6-2; L Anurag bt Nehal Agha 6-4, 6-0; S Raghevendra bt Pranav Diwakar 6-1, 6-0; S Raghavendra bt Pranav Diwakar 6-1, 6-0; Rohan Gaonkar bt Siddeshwar Gowda 6-1, 6-2; Anthony Savio bt Harsh Lakhani 7-5, 7-6 (0); TG Subhash Kaushik bt R Gautham 6-3, 6-4; M Aamir Sourab bt Ch V Ajith Pandya 6-3, 6-4; Pranav karthik bt Andrew K Jose 6-4, 6-1.

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