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Arjun Kadhe back with a bang at Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship

Arjun Kadhe beat Jatin Dahiya 6-1, 6-1 to advance at the Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship in New Delhi on Tuesday.

tennis Updated: Oct 03, 2017 23:05 IST
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Arjun Kadhe advanced at the Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship with a win on Tuesday.
Arjun Kadhe advanced at the Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship with a win on Tuesday. (HT Photo )

Arjun Kadhe returned to competitive tennis circuit in India with a bang. On Tuesday, Kadhe, who left home to play college tennis in the US, demolished Delhi’s Jatin Dahiya 6-1, 6-1 in the Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship.

“I started my game well and kept it simple and focused. From the fitness side, I have been focusing on it and that has helped me. I am happy to have moved to the next round,” said Kadhe.

Upcoming Nitin Kumar Sinha from Bengal stayed calm to outlast P Vignesh 1-6, 6-2, 6-1 in another singles match. Nitin had another win, in under-18, where he dumped Yugantar Vyas 6-0, 6-0.

Tamil Nadu’s Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash faced little resistance from Anirudh Chandrasekhar, winning 6-3, 6-1. Other winners included Paramveer Singh Bajwa and Armaan Bhatia. Paramveer beat Yuvraj Singh 6-2, 6-4 and Armaan outwitted Abhishek Gaur 7-6 (9/7), 6-4.

In women’s singles, second seed Sai Samhitha Chamarthi beat Shreya Tatavarthy from Andhra Pradesh 6-4, 6-1. “I was aggressive in the first set. I could not break the serve but played a good second set and am happy to have cleared the round.”

Local girl Prerna Bhambri made full use of familiar conditions downing Snehal Mane 6-0, 6-1in women’s singles. Tanisha Kashyap prevailed over Shrishti Das 6-3, 6-0.

Results

Men’s singles

Nitin Kumar Sinha [WB] bt Vignesh Peranamallur [AP] 1-6, 6-2, 6-1; Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash [TN] bt Anirudh Chandrasekhar [TS] 6-3, 6-1; Arjun Kadhe [MH] upset Jatin Dahiya [DL] (Seed 6) 6-1, 6-1; Paramveer Singh Bajwa [PB] bt Yuvraj Singh [HR] 6-2, 6-4; Armaan Bhatia [MH] bt Abhishek Gaur [HR] 7-6 (9), 6-4; N Golmei [CH] bt Sheikh Abdullah[TS] 6-7(2), 7-5,6-3; Hardeep Singh Sandhu [PB] bt T Chilakalapudi[AP] 6-3, 6-4

Women’s singles

Prerna Bhambri [DL] (Seed 6) bt Snehal Mane [MH] 6-0, 6-1; Sai Samhitha Chamarthi [TN] (Seed 2) bt Shreya Tatavarthy [AP] 6-4, 6-1; Tanisha Kashyap [AS] bt Shrishti Das [MH] 6-3, 6-0; Shaikh Humera [TS] bt Neeru Rapria [HR] 4-6,6-1, 6-3; Prinkle Singh [J&K] bt Mihika Yadav[MH](Seed 7) 6-3, 3-6,7-6(6); Nithya Raj Babu Raj [TN](Seed 4) bt Akshra Iska [AP] 0-6,6-4,6-3; Mahak Jain [MP](Seed 5) bt Sathwika Sama [TS] 6-4,6-3; Sara Yadav [MP](Seed 8) bt Nikita Bishnoi [CH] 6-4,6-1

Boys singles (18)

Nitin Kumar Sinha [WB] (Seed 1) beat Yugantar Vyas [GJ] 6-0, 6-0; Sidhant J Santhia [MH] (Seed 2) beat Gunjan Suresh Jhadav[MH] 7-5, 4-6, 6-2; Dhruv Sunish [MH] (Seed 3) beat Dharmil Shah[GJ] 6-1, 6-0; Abhimanyu Vannemareddy [KA] (Seed 4) beat Boopathy Sakhtivel [TN] 6-4, 6-1; Fardeen Qumar[RJ] bt R. Bollipali [TS](Seed 6) 6-7, 6-4,6-2; Sachitt Sharma [DL] (Seed 7) beat Lohith Aksha Badrinath[TN] 6-3, 6-4; Mritunjay Badola [UK] (Seed 8) beat Divesh Gahlot[HR] 6-1, 6-2; Naithaolin Calvin Golmie [CH] (Seed 15) bt Abhishek Amit Shukla [MH] 6-2, 6-2; Shubham Malhotra [DL] bt Kaivalya Vamanrao Kalamse 6-3, 6-4; Krishn Hooda [HR] bt Shivank Bhatnagar [DL] 6-2. 6-3; Dev V Javia [GJ] (Seed 10) bt Muthu Aadhitiya Senthilkumar [TN] 3-6. 6-1, 6-3; Rhythm Malhotra [DL] bt Thyjo J Oges [TN] 6-4, 0-6, 6-2; Sanket Tomar [DL] bt Kevin Mrugesh Patel [GJ] 1-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4); Madhwin Kamath [GJ] (Seed 14) bt Bikramjeet Sing Chawla [DL] 6-1, 6-0; Nikit M. Reddy (AP) bt Channathimiah Honappa [KA] 2-6, 6-3, 6-2; Amit Beniwal [HR] bt Sushant Dabas [HR] 6-3, 7-6 (5);

Girls singles (18)

Akansha A Bhan [GJ] (Seed 1) bt Ishita Singh[HR] 6-1,6-4; Tanisha Kashyap [AS] (Seed 2) bt Bela S Tamhankar[MH] 6-4,6-0; Salsa Aher[MH](Seed 4) bt Shreya Tatavarthy[AP] 6-0, 6-0; Shivani Manjanna[KA](Seed 5) bt Sara Yadav[MP] 3-6, 6-2,6-3; Shaikh Humera[TS](Seed 6) bt Smriti Bhasin[TS] 6-3, 6-0; Prerna V Vichare[MH] bt Yubrani Banerjee[WB](Seed 8) 2-6, 6-4,4-1(Retired); Prinkle Singh [J&K] (Seed 10) bt Sunskrithi Damera [TS] 6-2, 6-0; Sathwika Sama [TS] (Seed 13) bt Smriti Singh [HR]6-1, 6-3; Chandrika Joshi [KA] upset Trisha Vinod P [KL] (Seed 11) 6-4, 6-4; Himanshika [CH] bt B. Rashmikaa Shrivalli [TS] 6-4, 6-4; Bhakti Bharat Parwani [GJ] (Seed 12) bt Vidula Reddy A [KA] 6-1, 6-0; Dedeepya Y Sai [TS] (Seed 9) bt Sonasha Bhatnagar [KA] 6-1, 6-4; Kritika Umesh Chhabra [MH] upset Mubashira Anjum Shaik [AP] (Seed 15) 7-6 (8), 6-3.