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Vaishnavi Adkar in line for a double title in AITA Super Series
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Vaishnavi Adkar in line for a double title in AITA Super Series

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Chandigarh, Nov 7: CLTA trainee top seed Krishan Hooda entered in the boys under-18 singles final of the CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here on Thursday.

Krishan beat Deep Munim a straight set battle 6-1, 6-2. Krishan overpowered his rival with combination of his big serve and follow up with aggressive ground stroke to grab an easy win. In the second semi finals second seed Sushant Dabas blanked Divanshu Hooha 6-0, 6-0 in a one sided match.

K Vaishnavi Adkar is in line for a double as she has advanced into finals in both events of girls under-16 and 18 singles. In the girls under-16 singles semifinals Vaishnavi defeated Suryanshi Tanwar 6-0, 6-0 without conceding a single game. In the girls under-18 singles semifinals Vaishnavi defeated Deepalakshmi Vanaraja easily without getting much pressure 6-1, 6-0.

Sanvi Ahluwalia and Vanshika Choduhry also advanced in the girls under-16 and 18 singles finals respectively. Sanvi defeated Janani Ramesh 6-4, 6-1 in girls’ under-16 semifinals. Second seed Vanshika Chaoudhary won from Kaavya Khirwar 6-1, 6-1 in an easy score. In another semifinals of girls under-18, Vaishnavi will play against Sanvi Ahluwalia in girls under-16 finals and Vanshika Choudhary in girls under-18 singles finals respectively.

Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje will play against top seed Deep Munim in boys under-16 singles finals tomorrow. Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje upset his practice partner another CLTA trainee seventh seed Jitin Kumar Chetry in a 3 setter deciding match 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-3. In the first set Sukhpreet lost his temperament and did some unforced errors in crucial points, but later in the second and third sets, Sukhpreet refocused and played with high energetic game. Finally Sukhpreet got better momentum and won the match.

Results (all semi-finals)

Boys under-18 singles: Krishan Hooda [1] bt. Deep Munim 6-1, 6-2, Sushant Dabas [2] bt. Divanshu Hooda 6-0, 6-0.

Boys under-16 singles: Deep Munim [1] bt. Khush Sharma [8] 6-1, 6-4, Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje bt. Jitin Kumar Chetry [7] 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-3.

Girls under-16 singles: Vaishnavi Adkar [1] bt. Suryanshi Tanwar [5] 6-0, 6-0, Sanvi Ahluwalia [2] bt. Janani Ramesh [8] 6-4, 6-1.

Girls under-18 singles: Vaishnavi Adkar bt. Deepalakshmi Vanaraja 6-1, 6-0, Vanshika Choudhary [2] bt. Kavya Khirwar [3] 6-1, 6-1. (UNI)