Second-seeded Tamil Nadu defeated Bihar 3-0 without dropping a game in three matches in a league tie of the National inter-State women's tennis championship at the DLTA Complex here on Monday.
Tamil Nadu, spearheaded by the seasoned Rushmi Chakravarthi and Sai Jayalakshmy, will play the seventh-seeded Gujarat after a day's rest in the second and last league match in the three-member group 'D'.
The results (league): Uttar Pradesh bt Madhya Pradesh 3-0 (Sanya Madan bt Khalida Qureshi 6-2, 6-1; Shreya Pasricha bt Anjali Thakur 6-0, 6-4; Shreya Pasricha and Damini Sharma bt Anjali Thakur and Loveleen Raizada 6-2, 6-1).
Maharashtra bt Chhattisgarh 3-0 (Sagarika Phadke bt Navnee Sisodia 6-0, 6-0; Nupur Paul bt Ayushi Chauhan 6-0, 6-0; Sagarika Phadke and Vasanti Shinde bt Ayushi Chauhan and Navnee Sisodia 6-1, 6-0).
Haryana bt Assam 3-0 (Smriti Joon bt Sumaiyah Begum 6-2, 6-2; Abhilasha Ahuja bt Marisha Dutta 6-0, 6-0; Abhilasha Ahuja and Victoria Chahal bt Marisha Dutta and Maitrayee Phukan 6-3, 6-1).
Andhra Pradesh bt Chandigarh 3-0 (Anushka Bhargava bt Gayatri Kumariah 6-1, 6-1; Sowjanya Bavisetti bt Nikita Bishnoi 6-0, 6-3; Sowjanya Bavisetti and Anushka Bhargava bt Gayatrii Kumariah and Nikita Bishnoi 6-3, 6-1).
Tamil Nadu bt Bihar 3-0 (Sansita Nandakumar bt Shilpi Jaiswal 6-0, 6-0; Rushmi Chakravarthi bt Sripriya Saraf 6-0, 6-0; Rushmi Chakravarthi and Sai Jayalakshmy bt Shilpi Jaiswal and Sripriya Saraf 6-0, 6-0).
Delhi bt Goa 3-0 (Rishika Sunkara bt Aishwarya Nunes 6-0, 6-0; Prerna Bhambri bt Natasha Palha 7-5, 6-4; Rishika Sunkara and Gopika Kapoor bt Natasha Palha and Aishwarya Nunes 6-1, 6-2).