KOLKATA: Unseeded Ambika Pande of Tamil Nadu ousted the second-seeded Teertha Iska of Andhra Pradesh in the girls’ under-16 singles quarterfinals at the Sunfeast-AITA junior super series here at the South Club on Thursday.
Seventh seeded Garvit Batra of Delhi defeated the second seeded P. Vignesh Prabhu of Tamil Nadu in straight sets in boys’ under-14 singles semifinals.
The results: Boys: Semifinals: Under-16: Sheikh Abdullah (AP) bt Shukrit Guha (Ben) 6-2, 6-3; A.K. Pardha Saradhi (AP) bt Manish Kumar (Pun) 7-5, 6-1. Under-14: Fatehdeep Singh (Pun) bt Manish Drall (Pun) 6-0, 6-1; Garvit Batra (Dli) bt P. Vignesh Prabhu (TN) 6-3, 6-4.
Girls: Under-16: Quarterfinals: Amrita Mukherjee (Ben) bt Aandrita Deb 6-2, 6-1; Rutuja Bhosale (Mah) bt Simran Kaur Sethi (Dli) 7-5, 6-7(5), 6-1; Sneha Devi Reddy (Mah) bt Riya Bhatia (Dli) 6-3, 6-2; Ambika Pande (TN) bt Teertha Iska (AP) 6-0, 6-1. Under-14: Semifinals: Sneha Devi Reddy (Mah) bt Akshara Iska (AP) 2-6, 6-2, 6-1; Rutuja Bhosale bt Simran Kumar Sethi 6-3, 7-6(7-3). — Principal Correspondent