JASSOWAL, DEC 8
Dhruv Aggarwal of Uttar Pradesh caused a mild upset as he defeated fourth Nischay Rawal of Chandigarh in three sets 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in a first round match of the boys under-14 singles on the opening day of the Harvest Tennis Academy – AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament at the Harvest Tennis Academy at here today, 30 km from Ludhiana.
However, Nischay Rawal moved into second round of the boys under-16 singles by ousting Hardeep Singh Sandhu of Punjab in straight sets 6-2, 6-1.Top seed Saurabh Patil of Maharashtra scored and easy straight sets 6-2, 6-4 victory over Jagdeep Singh of Punjab in another first-round encounter.
Other seeded players also had a smooth sailing on the opening day of the main draw.
Results: Boys' dingles Under-14 (Ist round): Vishal Passi (1)(Mah) bt Jotpal Singh (Pb) 6-0, 6-0; Manish Kumar (Dli) bt Dhruv Goel (Pb) 6-0, 6-0; Shashank Nautiyal (Dli) bt Ranjeet Singh (Pb) 6-4, 6-2; Basil Khuma (7)(Miz) bt Shourya Dhankar (Har) 6-2, 6-1; Dhruv Agarwal (UP) bt Nischay Rawal (Chd) 6-4, 2-6, 6-2; Nikhit Prasad (AP) bt Jajbir Singh (Pb) 6-2, 6-1; Nishanta Rebello (Kar) bt Dalwinder Singh (Pb) 6-2, 6-2; Rishab Dev (5 (Pb) bt Hardeep Singh Sandhu (Pb) 7-6(7), 6-1; Madhurja Dutta (ASM) bt TS Jude Raymnod (AP) 6-2, 1-6, 6-0; Manish Drall (Dli) bt Ravinder Singh (PB) 6-4, 7-6 (3); Kuwar Singh Tater (Asm) bt Karan Salwan (Dli) 6-4, 2-6, 6-4; Vilasier Khate (Har) bt Arindam Dutta (NTA) 6-2, 6-3; S.K. Mukund (8)(AP) bt Tegbir Singh Hara (Pb) 6-0, 6-1; Abhimanyu Singh (Dli) bt Tushar Mandalekar (Chd) 6-2, 6-1; Sushanta Mohanty (Har) bt Nishat Eqbal (WB) 6-0, 6-3; SM Abdullah (AP) bt Navtej Singh Ruprah (MP) 6-0, 6-1.
Girls' singles Under-14 (1st Round): Charvi Saxena (Chd) w/o Tanya Hassan (Bih); Shivani Dabas (Dli) bt Disha Dang (Dli) 6-0, 6-2; Sumeera Kamil (Dli) bt Pooja Morya (Pb) 6-0, 6-0; Devki Pande (TN) bt Simerjeet Kaur (Pb) 6-1, 6-1; Rinisha (Dli) bt Anushka Rajkumar (Dli) 6-2, 4-6, 6-1; Ambika Pande (TN) bt Aishwarya Gupta (UP) 6-3, 6-0; SG Abhinaya (Kar) bt Pukhraj Gill (Pb) 6-1, 6-1; Vasundara Raju (Dli) bt Anjali Thakur (MP) 6-0, 4-6, 6-4.
Girls' singles Under-16 (Ist round): Ambika Pande (TN) bt Devki Pande (TN) 6-1, 6-2; Gundeep Kaur (Pb) bt Anjali Thakur (MP) 6-0, 6-0; SG Abhinaya (Kar) bt Aishwarya Gupta (UP) 6-0, 6-1; Sayesha B Dalal (Dli) bt Sumeera Kamil (Dli) 6-4, 6-2; Shreya Pasricha (Dli) bt Disha Dang (Dli) 6-0, 6-0; Anushka Rajkumar (DliI) bt Vansundara Raju (Dli) 6-3, 6-3.
Boys' singles Under-16 (Ist round): Saurabh Patil (1)(Mah) bt Jagdeep Singh (Pb) 6-2, 6-4; Madhurjya Dutta (Asm) bt Jaspinder Singh (Pb) 4-6, 6-0, 6-2; Nischay Rawal (Chd) bt Hardeep Singh Sandhu (Pb) 6-2, 6-1; Shikhar Kumar (8) (Dli) bt Kushaan Kumar (Dli) 6-0, 6-1; Sushanta Mohanti (Har) bt Bavneet Singh (Dli) 6-1, 6-0; Harry Jindal (7) (Pb) bt Sohrab Kunwar (Pb) 6-2, 6-4; Hardarshan S Gill (Raj) bt Manoj (Har) 6-2, 6-1; Abhimanyu Singh (Dli) bt Manish Kumar (DliI) 6-4, 6-1; Tushar Mandalekar (Chd) bt Tarun Chopra (Dli) 6-1, 7-5; Nikhit Prasad (3) bt Dhruv Agarwal (Dli) 6-2, 6-2; Vilasier Khate (5) (Har) bt Vishnu Raj (TN) 6-2, 6-2; Digvijay Naruka (Chd) bt Hardeep S Honey (Pb) 6-1, 6-0; Suraj Beniwal (Har) bt Atul Sri Patel (UP) 6-4, 6-2.