NEW DELHI: Local girl Nehal Sahani fought her way past qualifier Parminder Kaur of Chandigarh 6-7(6), 7-6(6), 6-3 in the first round of the girls section in the DSCL National junior tennis championship at the DLTA Complex here on Tuesday.

In the boys’ second round, M.A. Navin of Tamil Nadu pulled off a 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5) victory over team mate A.S. Ashwin Nambi. In the pre-quarterfinals, Navin will be up against the third-seeded Christopher Marquis.

The results: Under-18 boys (second round): Chandril Sood bt Kshitij Kamal 6-2, 6-1; K. Pradeep Reddy bt Gurvinder Mann 7-5, 6-3; Rohit Bisht bt Pulok Bhattacharya 6-4, 6-4; Nihal Kapoor bt Sourabh Dilip Patil 6-4, 6-2; Saurabh Singh bt V. Senthil Kumar 6-1, 6-2; Mohit Mayur bt Kunal Anand 6-2, 6-0; Ronit Bisht bt Srikar Alla 7-5, 6-4; Lakshit Sood bt Abhilash Srivastava 6-3, 6-2; Prateek Bhambri bt Akshat Joshi 6-2, 6-2; Shahbaaz Khan bt Akshay Ahuja 6-3, 6-1; M. A. Navin bt A. S. Ashwin Nambi 4-6, 6-3, 7-6(5); Christopher Marquis bt Yeswanth Nadella 6-3, 6-2; Irfan Hussain bt Yuvraj Kumar 6-0, 6-2; Vedant Kapoor bt Navneet Kumar 6-1, 6-2; S. Kamal bt Prashanta Priyadarshi 6-3, 7-6(5); Abhijeet Tiwari bt Adit Jain 6-4, 6-0.

Under-18 girls (first round): Rachita Sarda bt Sabatini Ankaraju 6-3, 7-6(1); Arushi Sharma bt Nithyaraj Baburaj 6-4, 7-6(3); Tarrannum Handa bt Jasmine Kaur Bajaj 6-4, 6-4; Neha Purohit bt Saadgi Rajani 6-3, 6-2; Jeni Patel bt Priya Doondy 6-4, 6-4; Nidhi Chilmula bt Disha Dang 6-0, 6-1; Manuela Gomes bt Susan Runjala 6-1, 6-1; Nehal Sahani bt Parminder Kaur 6-7(6), 7-6(6), 6-3; Renuka Keswani bt Tanvi Gupta 7-5, 6-1; U.M. Shalaka bt Noor Paul 6-2, 6-2; A.K. Padmapriya bt Shivani Singh 6-3, 2-6, 6-3; Prarthana Thombare bt Sadana Athreya 6-0, 6-3; Likitha Shetty bt Disha Saigal 6-2, 7-5; Ravnoor Kaur bt Ekta Singh 6-1, 6-0; Manya Nagpal bt Ankita Bhatia 5-2, (retired); Eetee Mehta bt Abhilasha Ahuja 6-1, 6-1. — Special Correspondent

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