Bendalam Vaishnav shocked top-seeded Mayuk Rawat 1-6, 7-6(7), 10-5 in the boys’ singles semifinals of the All-India ranking tennis tournament for boys and girls (under-18) here on Thursday.
The results: All semifinals: Boys: Singles: B. Vaishnav bt Mayuk Rawat 1-6, 7-6(7), 10-5; P. C. Anirudh bt Ankam Teja Krishna 6-1, 6-4. Doubles: Mayuk Rawat & P. C. Anirudh bt Durga Himakesh & Teja Krishna 8-3; M. Sri Jitesh Swamy & M. Ankith Reddy bt Nitin Gunduboina & Ratakonda Srivatsa 8-6. Girls: Singles: D. Nayanika Reddy bt Sama Sathwika 6-2, 6-4; Nandini Gupta bt Magani Menitha 2-6, 6-3, 10-3.
The inaugural FIDE-rating RBVR memorial rapid chess tournament will be organised by One Goal Chess Academy from April 27 here with a total prize money of Rs. 2 lakhs. For details call 8143759236.