Chandigarh, Jul 20 : Top seed Pawandeep Kaur advanced into main draw in the Girls under-16 singles. Pawandeep defeated 9th seed Mrinalini Sharma of Chandigarh in straight sets 6-3, 6-2. Bhumika Gupta also qualified for the Main Draw in Girls under-16.
In the Girls under-18 final qualifying round, Princy Panchal upset 3rd seed Harnoor Kaur Sidhu in a one-sided match 6-1, 6-4. Second seed Shreya Chakraborty defeated Kaashvi Thapliyal of Delhi in straight sets 6-1, 7-5.
Gaurav Kumar, Shraey Vir and Shivdev Singh Walia advanced into the final qualifying round in Boys under-16 singles. Sixth seed Gaurav Kumar defeated Manan Harikumar of Maharashtra 9-1, Shraey Vir upset 2nd seed Lakshya Gupta 9-4.In the Boys under-18 qualifying second round, Ajay Singh of CLTA upset 13th seed Siddharth Nijhawan 9-2.
Another CLTA Trainee D Jeffery Sam Prakash of Tamil Nadu won from Sarthak Gandhi 9-5. Jitin Kumar Chetry, Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje, and Aryan Thakur also advanced into final qualifying round in Boys under-18 singles.
The Boys under-16 & 18 final qualifying round matches will be played at CLTA Complex, Tennis Stadium, Sector 10, here, at 1000 hrs on July 21.Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association is organising the CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament for Boy’s & Girl’s under-16 & 18, from July 22 to 26, 2019, at the CLTA Tennis Stadium, Sector 10, here.(UNI)