BANGALORE: Sheetal Goutham returned to action on home court after a few years of absence and beat Sonya Dayal 6-2, 6-2 to enter the final qualifying round of the Questnet-ITF $10,000 women’s tournament at the KSLTA Stadium here on Saturday. Another local girl Nimisha Mohan and Sonal Phadke were among those who made it to the final qualifying round.

The results (qualifying second round): Harshini Reddy bt Lavanya Nath 6-2, 6-2 ; Aishwarya Srivastava bt Sindhu Nila Partheepan 6-1, 6-3 ; Sonal Phadke bt Sahan Shetty 6-4, 6-1; Natalia Perepadenko (Esp) bt Gopika Kapoor 1-6, 6-1, 6-4; Sowjanya Bavisetti bt Sagarika Phadka] 6-1, 6-3; Sheethal Goutham bt Sonya Dayal 6-2, 6-2 ; Dipti Srivastava bt Shivani Mysore Srekanth 6-1, 6-0; Prerna bt A.K. Padmapriya 6-0, 6-1; Nimisha Mohan bt Deepna Vazirani 6-1, 6-2; Garima Vatwani bt Nilaya Tarimela 6-3, 6- 3; Nova Patel bt Sharmada Balu 6-4, 6-4 ; Adnya Naik bt Abhilasha Ahuja 6-4, 6-4 ; Carla Venticinque-Torres [Esp] bt Jeni Patel 6-1, 6-2 ; Grace Hannah bt Arathi Venkataraman 6-4, 6-3; Chika Teresawa (Jpn]) bt Arantxa Andrady 6-2, 0-6, 6-2 ; Rishika Sunkara bt Prerna Prathap 6-4, 6-1. — Special Correspondent

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