SPORT

Three seeds crash out

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Second seed Vishnu S. Nair, sixth seed Madhav Narayankumar and seventh seed Solomon G. Thomas crashed out in the first round of the boys’ under-14 singles event in the AITA national talent series tennis tournament at the TTC courts here on Monday.

Fourth seed Aqueel Faheem trounced Vishnu 6-1, 6-2 and in other upsets Jayanth Jayaraman (TN) crushed Madhav 6-1, 6-1 and N. Ashwin (TN) got the better of Solomon 6-3, 6-1

The results:

First round: Boys (under-14): Prithvihaas (AP) bt S. Nikhil (Ker) 6-3, 6-3; Revanth Kishore Kumar (Ker) bt S. Bharat Nishok (TN) 6-2, 6-2; Vikram Ramesh (Ker) bt Anirudh Jaindhan (Ker) 6-3, 6-1; S.D. Prajwal Dev (Kar) bt Vishnu Padmakumar (Ker) 6-1, 6-1; J.S. Arun Raj (Ker) bt Nikki K. Poonacha (TN) 6-0, 6-0; Jaikrishnan R. Nath (Ker) bt Kaamil Faheem (Ker) 7-6, 6-3; Aqueel Faheem (Ker) bt Vishnu S. Nair (Ker) 6-1, 6-2; Jayanth Jayaraman (TN) bt Madhav Narayankumar (Ker) 6-1, 6-1; Mathew T. Lathra (Ker) bt Pratheek Alkesh (Dil) 6-4, 6-2; B. Akshay (TN) bt Varun Nair (Ker) 6-0, 6-4; M.S. Rakshat (Kar) bt N. Rohit (TN) 6-0, 6-3; Anand George (Ker) bt Sachin Vinoth (Ker) 6-1, 6-0; Venkata N. Ramanan (TN) bt Sujit Jacob Oomen (Ker) 6-2, 6-1; S.V. Kiran (Kar) bt Vishnu J.J. Shree (TN) 6-4, 6-0; N. Ashwin (TN) bt Solomon G. Thomas (Ker) 6-3, 6-1; Sidharth Reddy (TN) bt Arjuna Ajaykumar (Ker) 6-4, 6-0.

Girls (Under-12): S.S. Deepika bt Shloka Kumar (Kar) 6-3, 6-3; Sneha Susan Thomas (Ker) bt Ankita Sundran (TN) 6-3, 6-0; Anjana Sundaran (TN) bt Divya Balakrishnan (Ker) 6-0, 6-0; Anjali Jaindhan (Ker) bt Sruti Lal (Ker) 6-0, 6-0; Pritika Rani (TN) bt S. Harshini (Ker) 6-0, 6-1; Gauthami Devi (Ker) bt C.R. Nidhithra (TN) 7-5, 6-2; V. Rithika (Ker) bt C.S. Prenitha (TN) 6-3, 6-0; Sruti Prasanth (Kar) bt Begum Yasmine (Ker) 6-1, 6-0.

CBSE athletics

The 12th CBSE National athletics championship, hosted by the Chinmaya Vidyalaya (Vaduthala), will be held at the Maharaja’s College Stadium’s synthetic athletic track in Kochi from January 4 to 8. More than 2,500 athletes will figure in the four-day meet.

Recommended for you