Chandigarh, Nov 5: CHART trainee Krishan Hooda defeated Abhay Chabra 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 in the boys first round singles match in the CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium, here on Monday.
In the beginning of the 1st set Krishan played a good game from the baseline. His opponent could not match him. He won 1st set 6-2. In the second set Abhay Chhabra came back strongly, Krishan doing the error by error, win the 2nd set 6-1. In the final set Krishan got back the rhythm when on to win 3rd set 6-1.
Another CHART trainee Shashikant Rajput a qualifier continue his good form. He thrashed his opponent Ansh Kundu 6-1, 6-1. Sarabjot Singh also in good form and a qualifier give no room for his opponent and beat Ashish Bawra 6-0, 6-4.
In the boys under-16 singles main draw 1st round top seed Deep Munim was struggling to win the 1st set against Sarthak Gandhi. Both the players were holding serve till 6-6. In the tie breaker Deep Munim has more experience win the tie breaker 7-2. In the second set Sarthak Gandhi came back with variation of strokes win the set 6-3. In the final set Deep Munim win the match with experience 6-4. Ajay Singh, CHART Trainee thrash his opponent Yuvraj Singh in a straight sets 6-3, 6-1.
In the girls under-16 singles main draw 1st round Vaishnavi Adkar was too good for her opponent Gurmanat Kaur Sandhu. Vaishnavi dominate from the 1st game, she win the match one sided 6-1, 6-0. Suryanshi Tanwar was playing with variation of strokes. That her opponent Riya Kaushik could not get her rhythm. Suryanshi won the match in a straight sets 6-1, 6-3. In the girls under-18 singles Main Draw 1st round matches are in progress.
Results: Boys under-18 singles (Ist round): Krishan Hooda  bt. Abhay Chabra 6-2, 1-6, 6-1, Torus Rawat bt. Karthik Saxena 4-6,6-1, 6-3, Sarthak Gandhi bt. Pranav Mehta [Q] 6-2, 6-0, Ajnabi Dahiya bt. Gurnoor Singh Kular (Q) 6-4, 6-2, Nitin Jaipal Singh  bt. Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje 6-4, 6-3, Sarabjot Singh (Q) bt. Ashish Bawra 6-0, 6-4, Deep Munim bt. Bhavnish Sangwan (Q) 7-5, 6-0, Bhupender Dahiya  bt. Lakshay Kumar 7-5, 6-3, Divanshu Hooda bt. Kanish Pal  6-4, 7-6(3), Krishang Raghuvanshi bt. Manveer Singh 6-2, 6-0, Vivek Kumar Dhaka bt. Moksh Puri 6-3, 6-3, Shashikant Rajput (Q) bt. Ansh Kundu 6-1, 6-1.
Boys under-16 singles (Ist round): Deep Munim  bt. Sarthak Gandhi 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-4, Yogee Panwar bt. Samar Bir Singh Sidhu 6-2, 6-4, Yashvardhan Singh bt. Gurnoor Singh Kular 6-7(6), 6-3, 6-2, Ansh Kundu  bt. Yuvrasj Bhardwaj (Q) 6-0, 6-0, Moksh Puri bt. Shraey Vir (Q) 6-1, 7-6(2), Lakshay Gupta bt. Abhay Chhabra 6-2, 6-3, Lakshay Kumar  bt. Avish Verma (Q) 1-6, 6-1, 6-2, Gaurav Kumar (Q) bt. Aditya Chauhan 7-6(6), 7-5, Ajay Singh  bt. Yuvraj Singh (Q) 6-3, 6-1, Jitin Kumar Chetry  bt. Ajnabi Dahiya 6-3, 3-6, 6-2, Chahal Singh (Q) bt. Manjotpreet Singh 6-3, 6-2, Yashvardhan Gaur bt. Arnav Bishnoi 7-6(3), 3-6, 6-2, Tushar Mittal  bt. Damanpreet Singh (Q) 6-0, 6-1.
Girls under-16 singles (Ist round): Vaishnavi Adkar  bt. Gurmanant Kaur Sandhu 6-1, 6-0, Ananya S R bt. Ananya Dogra (Q) 6-0, 6-1, Aarni Reddy Yellu bt. Aditi Singh 6-1, 6-4, Anoushka Sharma bt. Tanushri Pandey  (Q) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3, Sweta Rana bt. Simar Atwal (Q) 6-1, 6-0, Suryanshi Tanwar  bt. Riya Kaushik 6-1, 6-3, Janani Ramesh  bt. Kuhoo Atrey 6-2, 6-1, Mehar Mishra bt. Bhumika Gupta (Q) 6-1, 6-1, Harleen Kaur Dhanda bt. Rubani Kaur Sidhu (Q) 6-1, 6-2, Kavya Khirwar  bt. Radhika Vasudeva 6-3, 5-7, 6-4, Hitkamya Narwal  bt. Catherine Bhangu 6-1, 6-4, Hargunjit Kaur (Q) bt. Angelina Singh 6-3, 4-6, 6-4, Bhumi Kakkar (Q) bt.Anandita Sharma 7-5, 6-1. (UNI)