Shashank Nautiyal has been given the No.1 seeding in the under-16 boys' section in the Fenesta National sub-junior tennis championship that begins at the DLTA Complex here on Monday.
Fatehdeep Singh, the second seed from Punjab is a more familiar name, but a clutch of young talent will attempt to make the event lively.
In the under-14 boys' section, Sachin Kumar and Vishu Prasad have been seeded No.1 and 2 respectively. The girls were step behind the boys and will have the final round of the qualifying event on Monday.
The results: Qualifying event (third and final round): Under-16 boys: Manish Drall bt Mhiesilhouto 6-1, 6-1; Lalmachhuana bt Khamgailung Gonmei 6-3, 6-3; Sammud Sharma bt Naveen Anand 2-6, 6-4, 6-3; S. Gokul bt Raghav Jaisinghani 7-6(4), 6-2; Udayan Bhaskar bt Chinmaya Dev Chauhan 6-1, 6-2; Raswant Ravi bt Rohin Gajree 6-3, 6-4; S. L. Balaji bt Rahul Seth 6-2, 6-1; Divyansh Khatri bt Taran Mundkur 6-3, 6-1.
Under-14 boys: Kushan Nath bt T. S. Jude Leander 7-6(5), 6-1; Mayukh Rawat bt Nirvaan Singh Sawhney 6-2, 6-3; Gaurang bt Mingki Talom 6-2, 6-2; S. Manish bt P. Apuroop Reddy 6-3, 7-5; B. Pranash bt Kepeville Khate 7-6(1), 5-3 (retired); Divyansh Khatri bt Shantanu Gupta 6-4, 3-0 (retired); Kanishka Garg bt Kartik Sharma 2-6, 7-6(2), 6-3; Faisal Qamar bt Parth Aggarwal 6-2, 6-2 .