Hyderabad: Saranya Nagpal defeated Nishita Srinivas 8-1 in the girls' under-12 quarterfinals of the AITA Talent Series tennis tournament at NVK Tennis Academy here.

The results: Quarterfinals: Girls: Under-12: Saranya Nagpal bt Nishita Srinivas 8-1; Lalitha bt Sai Nikita 8-0; Raveena Reddy bt Dhwani Kumar 8-6; Mansi Reddy bt N. Nitya 8-3.

Under-14: B. Raksha bt D. Lalitha 8-4; Saranya Nagpal bt Kavya Subramanyam 8-1; Tara Ivonic bt Raveena Reddy 8-7 (7-2); Mansi Reddy bt Dhwani Kumar 8-3.

Boys: Under-12: P. Siddarth bt P. C. Anirudh 8-4; Apuroop Reddy bt J. Charan 8-4; M. Devanand bt Ramachandra Reddy 8-7 (7-1); Vikram Dhanajay bt Preet Kumar 8-7 (8-6).

Under-14: Aditya Gokhale bt K. Rawal 8-3; Akash Balachandra bt P. Siddarth 8-5; Sanjit Gandhi bt Sandhu Adhiraj 8-5; Yash Puri bt Abhinav Macedo 8-1 .

Raju appointed

G.V. Ravi Raju, the general secretary of AP Amateur Boxing Association, has been appointed as a referee and judge for the Commonwealth boxing championship to be held in New Delhi from March 11.

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