Devin Kansal outclassed Sarthak Singla 8-4 in his under-12 boys’ singles main draw (first round) match in the AITA Talent Series tennis meet, being played at Ideal Tennis Academy at Manav Mangal School, Sector 11, on Monday.
In the other matches, Abhay Mohan defeated Shrinik Bhalla 8-4, while Mahishmat Kumar edged past Arjun Kapoor 8-6 to enter the second round. Ravikarn Gill defeated Divyan Goel 8-5, while Aarav Singh Gill outclassed Parteek Singh 8-6 in other lopsided matches. Vikramaditya Singh Kadian also moved into the next round with an 8-0 win over Kartik Prahar.
In the girls’singles main draw matches, Nikita Kharangra ousted Riya Bhatia 8-1, while Agrima Tiwari defeated Snigdha Sran 8-3 to move into the second round. Priyanka Khanna blanked Laavanya Rai 8-0, while Nimrat Kaur also drubbed Chelsea Bhatia 8-0 to secure berths in the second round. Chandigarh Academy for Rural Tennis (CHART) trainee Bindu Kulhriya also moved into the next round with an easy 8-4 win over Maitri Chahal.
Results: Boys’ singles first round: Devin Kansal bt Sarthak Singla 8-4, Abhay Mohan bt Shrinik Bhalla 8-4, Mahishmat Kumar bt Arjun Kapoor 8-6, Ravikarn Gill bt Divyan Goel 8-5, Aarav Singh Gill bt Parteek Singh 8-6, Vikramaditya Singh Kadian bt Kartik Prahar 8-0, Udayvir Singh Beat Gaurav Kumar 3-0 (retd), Adhyan Mittal bt Arihant Goel 8-2, Pranav Chopra bt Sarthak Bhardwaj 8-0, Dhananjay Singh Beat Sehaj Naangal 8-5, Nishank Thakur bt Arnav Aggarwal 8-5, Arhaan Pahwa bt Pranay Sharma 8-5, Dhairya Chadda bt Siddharth Basaiti 8-5, Pritham Raghunath bt Savjot Singh 8-0, Sarab Jot Singh bt Sabhay Sharma 8-2, Yuvraj Pandit bt Ajay Singh 8-6; Girls’ singles first round: Nikita Kharangra bt Riya Bhatia 8-1, Vrinda Sharma (Har) bt Vrinda Sharma (Chd) 8-3, Agrima Tiwari bt Snigdha Sran 8-3, Priyanka Khanna bt Laavanya Rai 8-0, Nimrat Kaur bt Chelsea Bhatia 8-0,Bindu Kulhriya bt Maitri Chahal 8-4.