V. Sai Krishna defeated Srikar Reddy 8-3 in the boys’ under-14 preliminary round of the AP State tennis tournament at Padmanjali Sports Centre (Bowenpally) here on Sunday.

The results:

Boys: Under-10: G. Rithik Reddy bt P. Amoeyo 7-4; Shubangh H. Batt bt Ronav Patil 7-3; B. Yuvraj bt G. Rithvik Reddy 7-6(4); R. Sathvik bt K. Harshu 7-5; S. Rohith bt Mustafa Nazmi 7-2; R. Mukund Reddy bt J. Sai Kiran 7-5; V. Deepak bt N. Karthik7-3; K. Ashit bt S. Balakrishna 7-2; R. Yash bt M. Saketh 7-1; B. Karthik bt Abhishek 7-2; Rahul Chandana bt B. Rithvik 7-0; Jasraj bt Hruday Reddy 7-6(4).

Under-12: Nairuth Reddy bt S. Rohith 8-0; Rohan Kumar bt Mustafa Nazmi 8-0; K. Harshu bt Adarsh Reddy 8-4; Asheri Hruday bt Snehal 8-0; Shivam bt Ayush Puri 8-1; S. Karimullah bt Satya Kam Shastri 8-5; P. Pruthvi bt K. Srikar 8-3; Kush Agarwal bt K. Rahul 8-4; P. Sameer bt Shreyank 8-6; K. Ashith bt Srikar Reddy 8-0; Gautam Sriram bt Rohnit Patil 8-0; Kushal bt B. Youvraj 8-7(6); Likith bt R. Yash 8-5; V. Pritam bt Milind 8-0; Rahul Chandana bt M. Saketh 8-5.

Under-14: V. Sai Krishna bt Srikar Reddy 8-3; Ashray Hruday bt Karimullah 8-0; K. Rohan Kumar bt Adarsh Reddy 8-0; Vedanth bt Phanindra 8-0; Shivam bt Harikrishna 8-6; R. Rishabh Reddy bt Milind 8-0; Rohith Jain bt Krishna Kaustubh 8-6; Siddarth Jain bt Nikhil 8-5; Shreyank bt Sai Samrith 8-3; S. Sathvik bt T. Harsha Sri 8-0.

OU official as observer

Prof V. Satyanarayana, Research Adviser, Department of Physical Education, OU, has been nominated as the UGC observer by the All India Universities for the inter-university hockey tournament to be held in Tiruchi next week, according to a press release.

Ashwin wins title

Ashwin Viijayaraghavan of Andhra Pradesh won the AITA ranking tennis tournament men’s singles title with a 5-7, 6-1, 7-5 win over Siddharth Rawat of Uttar Pradesh in the final in Delhi.

Hyd. girls take crown

Hyderabad girls defeated Delhi 2-0 in the final of the Delhi Public School national tennis tournament (under-14) in Jalandhar.

In the first singles, Gunuganti Sruta Kirti defeated Rithi 6-2 and in the second singles Saranya Nagpal recorded an identical 6-2 win over Apekshita Alkesh.

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