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Nitin-Aleksa duo beats top seeds

Nitin Kumar Sinha in partnership with Aleksa Lazarevc of Serbia knocked out the top seeds Alexis Canter of Britain and Seppe Cuypers of Belgium 6-7(7), 6-1, 10-5 in the boys doubles pre-quarterfinals of the ITF grade-2 junior tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex on Tuesday. It was a second match in the day for Alexis Canter, the No.1 seed in singles, who had earlier got past Han Seon Yong of Korea 6-4, 6-4.

Important results: Boys: (first round): Alexis Canter (GBR) bt Han Seon Yong (Kor) 6-4, 6-4.

Doubles: (pre-quarterfinals): Aleksa Lazarevic & Nitin Kumar Sinha bt Alexis Canter (GBR) & Seppe Cuypers (Bel) 6-7(7), 6-1, [10-5]; Maxence Broville & Louis Dussin (Fra) bt Mingkhi Tallom & Siddharth Thakran 6-4, 6-3; Timothy Dollman & Richard Thongoana (RSA) bt B.R. Nikshep & Vasisht Cheruku 6-3, 6-0; Tsung-Hao Huang & Yun Ruei Wen (Tpe) bt Shramay Dhawan & Alex Solanki 6-2, 6-3; Finn Bass & Jack Molloy (GBR) bt Shashank Theertha & Karan Srivastava 6-1, 6-3.

Girls doubles: (pre-quarterfinals): Komola Umamrova (Uzb) & Zeel Desai bt Maria Budin & Megan Davies (GBR) 7-5, 3-6, [10-6]; Alexandra Pisareva (Ukr) & Abinikka Renganathan bt Angella Raman & Rhea Verma 6-3, 6-0; Sabhyata Nihalani & Sathwika Sama bt Yanni Liu & Ye Xin Ma (Chn) 6-7(7), 7-6(2), [10-5]; Pei Hssuan Chen & Fang-Hsien Wu (Tpe) bt Kaaviya Balasubramanian & Shivani Manjanna 6-1, 6-0; Eden Richardson & Camille Verden Anderson (GBR) bt Yarden Akler & Lina Glushko (Isr) 7-5, 6-4. — Special Correspondent


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