Anirudh Jaindhan and Arun Raj entered the men’s singles semifinals in the 54th K.G. Menon memorial all-Kerala tennis tournament at the TTC courts on Monday.
Anirudh Jaindhan scored an easy 6-2, 6-1 win over Solomon G. Thomas while Arun Raj downed J.B. Rakesh 6-4, 6-1. In the boys’ under-12 section, V. Vaishakh whipped Sherjaaz 7-1 and entered the final.
Men: Singles (quarterfinals): Anirudh Jaindhan bt Solomon G. Thomas 6-2, 6-1; Arun Raj bt J.B. Rakesh 6-4, 6-1.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Aisf Taj & Mohammed Hamraz bt R.Soma Kumar & P.L. Raji 6-1, 7-6; Anand Nandakumar & Parasuram bt Solomon G. Thomas & Rijul Rauf 6-1, 6-2.
Boys: Under-18 (pre-quarterfinals): Varun Nair bt Wishow Pauly 9-1; J. Nandhu bt Rijul Rauf 9-7; Jeffy Jacob bt Jithin George 9-1, Anirudh Jaindhan bt Ashik Hossain 7-0 conceded.
Under-16 (pre-quarterfinals): R.K. Adithya bt Ram Narayan 9-1; Jithin George bt William C. Francis 9-3; Ananth Yesodharam bt Raj Narayanan 9-6.
Doubles (quarterfinals): Revanth Kishore Kumar & J. Nandhu bt M.C. Midhun & C. Vinodh 8-2.
Under-14 (pre-quarterfinals): Tarun T. Kurian bt Vishnu J. Nair 8-1; G.S. Sanjay bt Sidharth 8-4; Sidharath Anil Kumar bt V. Vaishakh 8-2.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): M.C. Nithin.Vaishakh w/o Paul Chacko & Achuthan M. Nair.
Under-12 (semifinals): V. Vaishakh bt Sherjaaz 7-1.
Doubles: Madhav & Noor bt Aravind & Adithya Sree 6-1; A.J. Sidharth & Sabarinath w/o Amal Bawa & Amit Bawa.