AITA Talent Series tennis tournament: Savneet enters main draw
Savneet Singh Bajwa snubbed Sehaj’s challenge 9-4 to enter the main draw in the boys’ under-16 category after winning his final qualifying round match in the AITA Talent Series tennis tournament being played at Sunrise Tennis Academy in Chandigarh Club, Sector 1, on Sunday.Updated: Aug 03, 2015 12:00 IST
Savneet Singh Bajwa snubbed Sehaj’s challenge 9-4 to enter the main draw in the boys’ under-16 category after winning his final qualifying round match in the AITA Talent Series tennis tournament being played at Sunrise Tennis Academy in Chandigarh Club, Sector 1, on Sunday.
Kartik MS also made it to the main draw at the expense of Shubham Thakur. Kartik won the one-sided match 9-2. Others won made it to the main draw from boys’ under-16 age group are Yuvraj Singh, Shivam Vij, Abhiraj Singh Jagtar Arora and Saurabh Prasher.
Yuvraj Singh easily defeated Shashwat Kohli 9-2, while Shivam Vij outplayed Abhinav 9-3.
Abhiraj Singh was given a tough fight by Gurjosh Singh but he prevailed 9-6, while Jagtar Arora defeated Rishi Jalota 9-4. In the last match of the day, Saurabh Prasher defeated Nishank Thakur 9-4.
In the boys’ under-14 final qualifying round, Aryan Maan had to work hard to defeat Manveer Singh 9-8(2) to book his berth in the main draw.
In other matches, Anmol Verma dropped just one game on his way an easy 9-1 win over Mridul Janata, while Jasmol Arora outplayed Dhananjay Singh 9-5 to book his berth in the main draw.
Akshit Chabra defeated Mankeerat Singh 9-6, while Dyumat Sachdeva ended the challenge of Harmanjot Singh 9-3. Manvir Sohi got better off Jaskaran Singh 9-4, while Kunal Singla defeated Nav Karan 9-3. Ajay Singh blanked Sumer Singh Dhatt 9-0 in the last match of the boys’ under-14 singles final qualifying round.
Results: Boys under-14 final qualifying: Anmol Verma bt Mridul Janata 9-1, Aryan Maan bt Manveer Singh 9-8(2), Jasmol Arora bt Dhananjay Singh 9-5, Akshit Chabra bt Mankeerat Singh 9-6, Dyumat Sachdeva bt Harmanjot Singh 9-3, Manvir Sohi bt Jaskaran Singh 9-4, Kunal Singla bt Nav Karan 9-3, Ajay Singh bt Sumer Singh Dhatt 9-0; First round: Mridul Janata bt Rakshit 7-5, Anmol Verma bt Avish Verma 7-0, Abhay Dogra bt Arhaan Phawa 7-5, Jitin Chetry bt Harjot Singh 7-0, Manveer Singh bt Iren Singh 7-0, Vaibhav Dhanda bt Sirjan Singh 7-2, Chirag Malhotra bt Shubham Jain 7-1, Sukhpreet Singh bt Saksham 7-2, Viren Gulia bt Rabdeep Singh 7-0, Karan Shahi bt Arnav Kathuria 7-0, Mankeerat S Baidwan bt Pranay Sharma 7-1, Harmanjot Singh bt Khush Chaturvedi 7-2, Dyumt Sachdeva 7-6 (8), Himanshu Sharma bt Aryan Jain 7-0, Jaskaran Singh Chahal bt Arjoon Arora 7-3, Navkaran Singh bt Rijul Bhatia 7-2, Kunal Singla bt Awaljit S Kakkar 7-0, Ajay Singh bt Arjun Kapoor 7-2, Boys under-16 final qualifying: Savneet S Bajwa bt Sehaj Naangal 9-4, Kartik MS bt Shubham Thakur 9-2, Yuvraj Singh bt Shashwat Kohli 9-2, Shivam Vij bt Abhinav 9-3, Abhiraj Singh bt Gurjosh Singh 9-6, Jagtar Arora bt Rishi Jalota 9-4, Saurabh Prasher bt Nishank Thakur 9-4; Firstround: Sehaj Naagal bt Gaurav Seth 7-2, Parveen Kumar bt Aadish Manrai 7-0, Shivam Vij bt Sidharth Goel 7-3, Abhinav bt Gurmehar Singh 7-2, Abhiraj Singh bt Navneet S Chahal 7-4, Gurjosh Singh bt Bhalinder S Oberoi 7-6(3), Saurabh Prashar bt Samarth Bhardwaj 7-4, Nishant Thakur bt Priyam Attri 7-5, Rishi Jalota bt Gaurav Kumar 7-5.