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Simran advances with ease

CRUISING AHEAD: Simran Kaur had the measure of R. Sai Avanthika in quick time on Tuesday. Photo: R. Ragu

CRUISING AHEAD: Simran Kaur had the measure of R. Sai Avanthika in quick time on Tuesday. Photo: R. Ragu  

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It was smooth sailing for top seed Simran Kaur Sethi of Delhi as she beat Tamil Nadu’s R. Sai Avanthika 6-4, 6-3 in the girls’ second round of the adidas-MCC National junior under-18 tennis championship, here on Tuesday.

There were also straight set wins for players seeded two to four, Vanshika Sawhney, Devanshi Bhimjiyani and Zeel Desai. In the boys’ section top seed B.R. Nikshep of Karnataka recorded an easy 6-3, 6-0 victory over Paras Dahiya of Haryana.

Other results: Singles (second round): Boys: Sanil Jagtiani (WB) bt Rian.D.Pandole (Mah) 7-6(6), 6-4; Akhil Reuben Kanagaraj (TN) bt Utsav.J.Patel (Guj) 6-1, 6-1; Manav.N.Pondkule (Mah) bt Akash Nandwal (MP) 6-2, 6-2; Vaishnav Bendalam (AP) bt Siddarth Ponnala (AP) 6-4, 6-4; Basil.l.Khuma (Del) bt Dhakshineswar (TN) 6-0, 6-2; Vasisht Vinod Cheruku (Kar) bt Jayesh Pungliya (Mah) 6-3, 2-6, 6-1; Aryan Goveas (Mah) bt Anirudh Chandrasekar (AP) 6-3, 6-4; Paramveer Singh Bajwa (Pun) bt Mayukh Rawat (Utk) 6-0, 6-3; Nitin Kumar Sinha (WB) bt Faisal Qamar (Raj) 6-1, 6-1; Taha Kapadia (AP) bt Arjun Ramakrishnan (TN) 4-6, 7-5, 6-0; P. Venkata Gnana Bhaskar (AP) bt Vishu Prasad (Del) 6-1, 6-3; Raghav Jai Singhani (MP) bt Aditya Anant Gokhale (Mah) 6-4, 6-2; Yuvraj Singh (Har) bt Vasudev Vijayaraman (TN) 6-1, 6-1; Gokul Suresh (TN) bt Rahul Robhinson Manoah (TN) 5-1 (retd.); S. Manish (TN) bt Param Pun (Ch) 6-3, 7-5.

Girls: Priyana Kalita (Asm) bt Gayatri Kumaraiah (Ch) 6-3, 6-2; Sathwika Sama (AP) bt Dedeepya Sai (AP) 6-1, 6-1; Shristi Slaria (Pun) bt Sonashe Bhatnagar (Kar) 6-2, 6-3; Devanshi Bhimjiyani (Mah) bt Mahak Jain (Mah) 7-5, 6-2; Prinkle Singh (Jha) bt Pragati Natraj (TN) 6-2, 6-1; R. Abinikka (TN) bt Akanksha Bhan (Guj) 7-5, 6-2; Himani Mor (Har) bt Shruti Gupta (WB) 6-0, 6-1; Snehal Mane (Mah) Bt Rishika Ravi (TN) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1; Rashmitha Pasula (AP) bt Aarushi Kakkar (Ch) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2; Nandini Sharma (Pun) bt Vaidehi Chaudhari (Guj) 6-1, 3-6, 6-4; Zeel Desai (Guj) bt Shivani Ingle (Mah) 6-1, 7-6 (2); Jennifer Luikham (Har) bt Praveena (TN) 6-0, 6-1; Ramya Natarajan (TN) bt Thanushree Vale (TN) 6-0, 6-1; Moulika.B.Ram (AP) bt G.S. Vasavi (TN) 7-6 (5), 6-4; Vanshika Sawhney (Del) bt Yubrani Banerjee (WB) 6-1, 6-2.

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