Harpal Singh Bedi
New Delhi: Maaya Revathi ousted fourth seed Aishwarya Jadav 6-3, 6-2 to enter the semi-finals of the (under-16) Girls section of the Fenesta Open tennis championship here on Thursday.
Maaya played refreshing tennis and chalked out a facile win over a ranked player at the DLTA facility. “I won my match and the experience is good. and I am hoping to play more tournaments next year here,” said Maaya.’
In other quarterfinal Laxman Siri Dandu lost the first set came back strongly to dump Saijayani Banerjee 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 . Even though exchanges were equal in the first two sets, in the decider Laxman won easily.
In the under-14 section, top seed HarithaShree N beat Nainika Reddy 7-6 (7/3), 6-2 to enter the last four stage. “ “it was a really tough match. which i enjoyed and I am looking forward to my semi-finals tomorrow,” said HarithaShree.
In the boys U-16 section second seed Debasis Sahoo, overwhelmed Dhruv Sachdeva 6-1,6-3 . Debasis e was outstanding in the first set from the baseline. In the second set. Debasis kept the pressure on. “My quarter-final match against Dhruv Sachdeva was good. It was fun playing against him and I am looking forward to the semi-final,” said Sahoo.
Hitesh Chahuan accounted for ArjunPandit 6-3,6-2, Mahalingam Kandhvel overcame first set jitteres to beat Tanussh Gildyal 7-5; 6-2 and Arjun Rathi beat Samarth Sahita 6-2,6-4 to complete the semi final line up
In U-14 category top seed Arnav Papekar was ruthless as he demolished Tavish Pahwa 6-0, 6-0 in the quarter-final. “I am hoping to do well in the semi-finals,” said Arnav.
in other quarter finals, Showrya Samala beat Praneel Sharma 6-2; 6-4, Aradhya Kshitij overpowered Shivtej Shirfule 4-6; 6-4; 7-5 and Samarth Sahita piped t Aditya Mor 6-2; 6-2
other results :m
Girls U16 Singles
Saumya Ronde bt Sejal Bhutada 6-4; 6-2
Mahika Khanna bt Riya Sachdeva 7-5; 6-3
Girls U14 Singles
Kashvi Sunil bt Akurithi Sonkusare 6-3; 6-4
Divya Ramesh bt Tha Bhuvaneshwaran 6-3; 6-1
Aishwarya Jadav bt Manognya Madasu 2-6; 6-0; 6-0