Pranjala Yadlapalli defeated Choi Suyeon of Korea 6-1, 6-4 in the girls’ first round of the ITF grade ‘II’ junior tennis tournament here on Tuesday. The fifth-seeded Simran Kaur Sethi was the other Indian girl to move into the pre-quarterfinal as she beat Yuchia Chen of Chinese Taipei.

The results (first round):

Boys: Skander Mansouri (Tun) bt Sachin Kumar 5-7, 6-0, 6-2; Aditya Deswal bt Francois Kellerman (RSA) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3; Eero Vasa (Fin) bt Fatehdeep Singh 6-4, 6-3; Mehdi Abid (Tun) bt Anvit Bendra 6-2, 6-3; Diurabeck Karimov (Uzb) bt Dheer Anush Singh Bhatti 6-0, 6-0; Patrik Niklas-Salminen (Fin) bt Okkie Kellerman (RSA) 6-2, 6-0.

Girls: Ksenija Sharifova (Rus) bt Sai Samhitha 6-3, 7-6(5); Pranjala Yadlapalli bt Choi Suyeon (Kor) 6-1, 6-4; Simran Kaur Sethi bt Yuchia Chen (Tpe) 6-3, 6-1; Ya-Ting Chang (Tpe) bt Karman Kaur 6-4, 6-3; Chanikarn Silakul (Tha) bt Vasanti Shinde 6-1, 6-1; Petra Pirtola (Fin) bt Dhruthi Venugopal 6-1, 7-6(3); Ekaterina Popova (Rus) bt Fang-Hsien Wu (Tpe) 6-3, 6-3; Kim Dabin (Kor) bt Shreya Pasricha 6-1, 6-1.

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