Chandigarh, Oct 6 : Krishan Hooda qualified for main draw in men’s singles in “The Tribune” State Tennis Championships at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here on Sunday.
Krishan upset sixth seed Ritik Rana in a closed contested match with both sets extended to tie breaker 7-6(6), 7-6(6). Krishan played in a top form, Krishan did few big serves and used his aggressive game style to beat Ritik Rana in straight sets.
Uddayvir Singh also upset 13th seed Yashdeep Gahlot 6-3, 6-2 in straight sets.Fourth seed Deepinder Singh Bains earned the berth in the main draw with a three setters win against 11th seed Parav Dev Garg by 6-3, 5-7, 6-2
Top seed Rishi Reddy, Niraj Yashpaul, and Alex Solanki also qualify for Main Draw.
In women’s singles final qualifying rounds Simran Pritam defeated Geetham Mishra in one sided match 6-1, 6-1. Simran maintained her consistency and dominant throughout the match. Amarjot Kaur also moved into main draw.
Amarjot won from eighth seed Pararthana Dwivedi 6-3, 6-2. Top seed Bunty Chongtham defeated Pawandeep Kaur in straight sets 6-2, 6-2
In Championship Series (CS-7) Boy’s under-14 singles final Qualifying round 8th seed Darshan Dilbag Singh of CLTA and Paras Lukram advanced into Main Draw.
Darshan Dilbag Singh defeated Hargundeep Singh in one sided match 6-0, 6-1. Paras Lukram upset fourth seed Harwin Singh 7-6(3), 7-5 in a close match.