C.B.S. Vara Prasad defeated K. Nageswara Rao 6-3, 6-3 in the 65 years & above singles first round (main draw) of the 17th GVK-AISTA senior National tennis championship for veterans at the SAAP Tennis Complex here on Tuesday.

The results:

Main draw: First round:

65 years & above: K.V. Appala Raju bt M. Sai Ram Babu 3-6, 6-4, 6-4; C.B.S. Vara Prasad bt K. Nageswara Rao 6-3, 6-3; T. Sreedhar bt C. Subramanyam 6-2, 6-1.

Padmalu bt P.V. Rao 4-6, 6-4, 6-1; S. Narasimha Rao bt J. Sham Sundar 7-5, 6-3; P.G.K. Raju bt C. Radha Krishnan 6-2, 6-3; Madan M. Singh bt V. Krishna Murthy 6-0, 6-1.

D.S.N. Raju bt Shyam Gaikwad 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.

55 years & above: V. Raja Gopalan bt Mahendar Kakkad 6-1, 6-3; Vijay Shane bt A.J. Jay Kumar 6-4, 6-3; Sumanth Pune bt P. Patnaik 6-3, 6-1; N. Sudhakar Reddy bt C. Vijay Kumar 4-6, 7-5, 6-2.

B.S. Tulsi Ram bt M.G. Bhaskar 7-5, 6-4; K. Paramesh Iyer bt Satya Narayan Singh 6-1, 6-2; Y. Prasad bt V.L.S.N. Raju 6-4, 6-4.

45 years & above: Vishwanath Ramu bt Anuj Shah 6-3, 7-5.

K. Narleekar bt Giridhar 6-1, 6-1; Sunil Neware bt N.S. Balaji 6-2, 6-3; Syed Ali Sajjad bt C. Muni Krishna Reddy 7-5, 6-1.

M.S. Sreedhar bt A.S. Khan 7-6(4), 6-0; Jayanth Kade bt Meghanathan 6-1, 6-2.

K. Mehar Prakash bt M. Ramesh 6-4, 6-4; Himanshu Gosavi bt Ajeet Bharadwaj 6-3, 6-0.

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