Ashmitha Easwaramurthi enters doubles quarterfinals

Updated - December 20, 2022 07:35 pm IST

Published - December 20, 2022 07:32 pm IST

Sports Bureau

Ashmitha Easwaramurthi made the doubles quarterfinals with Yuka Hosoki of Japan, as the duo beat Muhan Cui and Taleia Tuatao 6-1, 6-0 in the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Tauranga, New Zealand. However, Ashmitha was beaten 6-1, 6-1 by Jade Otway in the first round of singles.

Meanwhile, third seed Tavish Pahwa went down fighting 3-6, 6-4, 2-6 to top seed Taiki Takizawa of Australia in the match for the third place in the Orange Bowl, under-12 tournament in Florida.

The results:

$25,000 ITF women, Tauranga: Singles (first round): Jade Otway (Nzl) bt Ashmitha Easwaramurthi 6-1, 6-1; Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Yuka Hosoki (Jpn) & Ashmitha Easwaramurthi bt Muhan Cui & Taleia Tuatao (Nzl) 6-1, 6-0.

Orange Bowl, Florida: U-12 (third place); Taiki Takizawa (Aus) bt Tavish Pahwa 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.

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