KOLKATA: Unseeded Vikas Singh upset second seed Akshat Agarwal 6-2 in the pre-quarterfinals of the boys’ singles under-10 category in the Amust Calcutta hard court tennis championship at the South Club courts on Sunday. Sehmat Suri booked her place in the under-14 girls’ singles pre-quarterfinals by beating Aradhita Saraf 8-0
The results: Boys’ singles u-10 pre-quarterfinals: Ishaan Tibrewal bt M. Fardeen 6-3; Roshan Paul bt Khan Bahadur Mullah 6-0; Pinakesh Saha bt Angad Khosla 6-0; Anshuman Dey bt Aayushmaan Himmatsingka 6-1; M. Minhaz Imroz bt Biswajit Mondal 6-4; Soham Adhikari bt Aryamaan Awasthi 6-5(3); Argha Das bt Shrivatsa Todi 6-0; Vikash Singh bt Akshat Agarwal 6-2.
U-12 first round: Biswajit Mondal bt Pranav Karnani 7-0; Ram Karan Singh bt Sreshtha Saha 7-0; Vidit Dugar bt Aniket Gupta 7-1; Pranav Jain bt Utkarsh Singhania 7-0; Jashan B. Shah bt Dev Saraf 7-3; Anshuman Dey bt Srikant Palai 7-5; Khan Bahadur Mullah bt Rohan Agarwal 7-0.
U-18 first round: Asim Akhtar bt Saptarshi Mandal 8-0; Ashraf Ali Mondal bt Vikram Das 8-4; M. Shamim bt Akshansh Kumar 8-2; Sunil Palai bt Mukund Karnani 8-0; Vatsal Tolasaria bt Jyotishman Mozumdar 8-5; Jaffer Javed bt Anish Bose 8-5; Sayantan Mitra bt Vasav Sahgal 8-5; Yuvraj Bains bt Junaid Ahmed 8-0; Ejaz Ahmed bt Gaurav Dugar 8-1; Arpit Banerjee bt Sibabrata Sen 8-2.
U-14 first round: Sehmat Suri bt Aradhita Saraf 8-0; Shruti Gupta bt Shreya Modani 8-4; Camellia Bhadra bt Isha Bhattacharya 8-3; Shreya Singhi bt Insha Rahman 8-7(2); Senjuti Sen bt Anisha Beria 8-4.
Men’s handicap singles first round: Samir Halder bt M. Imran 3-6, 6-0, 6-0; Rohit Rampuria bt M. Alam 6-4, 7-5; Akshay Ashok bt Nilanjan Chowdhury 6-1, 6-2; Sibabrata Sen bt Ritesh Dubey 6-4, 6-1; Vikram Das bt R.B. Chakravarty 1-6, 6-4, 6-4. — Special Correspondent