Sports Reporter

KOLKATA: Korean Jung-Yoon Shin defeated Julia Gluskho of Israel 6-0, 6-2 in the biggest upset of the first round of Grade III ONGC-ITF junior tennis here on Monday. Also, Tejaswini Datla of India went down without any resistance against Xuan-Yu Guo of China 0-6, 0-6. Local girl Shivika Burman made it to the next round with a 6-3, 6-3 win over compatriot C. Sushrutha Reddy. The trend of upsets was comparatively limited in the boys' section.

The only seed to fall was eighth seeded Min-Woo Shin of Korea, who was ousted by lucky loser Roman Petrunin of Russia 6-4, 6-3.

The results: Boys' (1st round): Mark Faridaev (Isr) bt Gunneswaran Prajnesh (Ind) 7-5, 6-1; Ashwin Vijayaragavan (Ind) bt Gursher Harika (Ind) 6-4, 6-1; 6-Xiao-Long Yin (Chn) bt Arcopravo Rakshit (Ind) 6-0, 6-0.

3-Ivan Anikanov (Ukr) bt Soumit Dey (Ind) 6-0, 6-0; David Grund (Cze) bt Neil Rajpal (Can) 5-7, 6-2, 7-6(7-5); Chuan Jiang (Chn) bt Gladwin Agnel Peter (Ind) 6-3, 3-6, 6-1; Roman Petrunin (Rus) bt 8-Min Woo Shin (Kor) 6-4, 6-3; 5-Tejeswi Rao (Ind) bt Bibaswan Deb (Ind) 6-1, 6-3; Navinder Pal Sidhu (Ind) bt Kaushik S. Raju (Ind) 6-2, 6-1; 4-Akshay Bajoria (Ind) bt Priyank Gangadharan (Ind) 3-6, 7-6(7-4), 6-1; 7-Kaan Yaylali (Tur) bt Petr Dostal (Cze) 6-2, 6-4; Seul-Ki Um (Kor) bt B. Vikram Reddy (Ind) 6-1, 6-4.

Girls' (1st round): 1-Ksenia Palkina (Kgz) bt Gayatri Krishnan (Ind) 6-1, 6-0; Niroshita Madanala (Ind) bt Nandita Krishnan (Ind) 6-2, 6-2; 5-Elizaveta Titova (Rus) bt Chang Liu (Chn) 6-3, 6-0; 4-Madura Ranganathan (Ind) bt Kelsey Sundaram (USA) 6-2, 6-2; Shwetha G. Kakhandki (Ind) bt Prerna Mythri Appineni (Ind) 6-1, 6-4. 8-Nadine Fahoum (Isr) bt Treta Bhattacharyya (Ind) 6-1, 6-2; 6-Sweta Solanki (Ind) bt Ashmita Easwarmurthi (Ind) 6-4, 6-3; Shivika Burman (Ind) bt C. Sushrutha Reddy (Ind) 6-3, 6-3; Hanna Andreyeva (Ukr) bt Danielle Jones (Ind) 6-2, 6-0; Xuan-Yu Guo (Chn) bt 7-Tejaswini Datla (Ind) 6-0, 6-0; Eylul Benli (Tur) bt Anna Vavrik (Rus) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3; Jung-Yoon Shin (Kor) bt 2-Julia Glushko (Isr) 6-0, 6-2.

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