THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Joe Joseph Cherian defeated Raag Suresh 8-3 in the first round of the boys' under-14 tournament in the 2nd TCTDS open tennis tournament here on Friday.
The results: First round: Boys: U-14: Joe Joseph Cherian bt Raag Suresh 8-3; V.C. Karthik bt Nikhil George 8-2; Madhav Narayan bt Gautham R. Ajith 8-3.
U-12: Naveenth Ajith bt Kshitij Dewan 8-2; Sujit Jacob Oommen bt Gokul Ramanan 8-0; Varun Nair bt Amit R.Ajith 8-0.
U-10: Varun Nair bt Nikhil Thomas Alexander 7-0; Anirudh Jaindan bt Devadas Krishnan 7-0. Principal Correspondent