: The Indian boys beat China 2-0 to qualify for the World Group stage in the Asia-Oceania junior Davis Cup under-16 tennis championship in Gimcheon, Korea, on Friday.
Sumit Nagal and Garvit Batra later lost tamely to host Korea in the semifinals, but it did not matter much as the top four teams from the zone qualified for the World Group competition to be held in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
In the match for third place, fourth-seeded India will take on third seeds Australia.
The third-seeded Indian girls, who had failed to make the top eight, beat Chinese Taipei 2-0 to set up a match for ninth place against China.
The results : Junior Davis Cup (semifinals) : Korea bt India 2-0 (Duck Hee Lee bt Garvit Batra 6-2, 6-3; Seong Chan Hong bt Sumit Nagal 6-1, 6-0).
Quarterfinals : India bt China 2-0 (Garvit Batra bt Ting-Hui Zhang 6-3, 6-2; Sumit Nagal bt Yi-Zhou Liu 6-2, 6-0).
Junior Fed Cup (positional) : India bt Chinese Taipei 2-0 (Vanshika Sawhney bt En-Pei Huang 7-6(5), 6-4; Pranjala Yadlapalli bt Ya-Ting Chang 3-6, 6-4, 6-3). — Special Correspondent