The third-seeded Sri Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy lost 3-6, 2-6 to Anastasia Prokopenko of Ukraine in the girls’ first round, as the Indian challenge got off to an indifferent start in the ITF grade ‘II’ junior tennis tournament here on Monday.

In the boys’ section, fifth seed Sahl Deshmukh was sent packing by Xander Veys of Belgium without a token of a fight. Deshmukh managed to win just three games.

The results (first round):

Boys: Wei-De Lin bt Vishu Prasad 6-0, 6-1; Congsup Congcar (Tha) bt Wang Aoran (Chn) 6-1, 7-5; Chih-Chun Tang (Tpe) bt Majed Kilani 6-4, 6-2.

Nuradim Ramdani (Ina) bt Shashank Nautiyal 7-6(2), 6-1; Xander Veys (Bel) bt Sahil Deshmukh 6-1, 6-2; Karan Salwan bt Robbie Ridout (GBR) 6-4, 6-2.

Gregor Schoefberger (Aut) bt Shao-Chi Yang (Tpe) 6-4, 6-1; Teeradon Tortrakul (Tha) bt Shaikh Abdullah 6-2, 6-2; Garvit Batra bt Armando Soemarno (Ina) 6-3, 6-4; Rishab Agarwal bt Nino Serdarusic (Cro) 6-1, 6-2.

Girls: Rheeya Doshi (Sin) bt Arushi Bhasin 6-1, 6-2; Song Ah (Kor) bt Tanja Tuomi (Fin) 6-3, 6-3; Riya Bhatia bt Yu-Ting Hsieh (Tpe) 6-2, 6-1; Greetje Minnen (Bel) bt Avika Sagwal 6-0, 6-1.

Anastasia Prokopenko (Ukr) bt Sri Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy 6-3, 6-2; Thanthita Suetrong (Tha) bt Vanshika Sawhney 2-6, 7-5, 6-4;.

Miki Kobayashi (Jpn) bt Isha Budwal 6-1, 6-1; Snehadevi Reddy bt Pei-Wen Kao (Tpe) 7-6(5), 6-2.

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