SPORT

Ashok Reddy upsets Rajan

BANGALORE, MARCH 17. Qualifier Ashok Reddy of Andhra Pradesh knocked out third-seeded C.S. Rajan of Karnataka 6-4, 6-3 and entered the above 55 singles quarterfinals of the Indian Oil Servo all-India ranking veterans' tennis championship at the KGS Club courts here on Thursday.

The results: singles: pre-quarterfinals: Above 45: Yogesh Shah (Guj) bt C.G. Bhojaraj (Kar) 6-2, 6-0; K.R. Raman (AP) bt Joseph Kumar (Kar) 6-3, 6-3; V. Srinivasa Reddy (Kar) bt Dilip Kumar (WB) 6-2, 6-1; V. Shankar (Del) bt A.R. Rao (AP) 6-1, 6-1; S. Settu (TN) bt B.G. Reddy (AP) 6-0, 6-0; V.T. Ranganath (Kar) bt Raveen Choudhy (Del) 7-6 (4), 6-3; Poonacha (Kar) bt Radhakrishnan 7-5, 7-6 (2); B.S. Ravi (Kar) bt M. Suresh (Kar) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.

Above 55: T.K. Kodanadaraman (Kar) bt D. Gururaj (Kar) 6-1, 2-6, 6-4; S. Narasimha Rao (AP) bt A.S.N. Raju (AP) 6-1, 6-3; N.C. Ashok Reddy (AP) bt C.S. Rajan (Kar) 6-4, 6-3; T.A.P.N. Rao (AP) bt B. Nageshwara Rao (AP) 6-1, 6-1; Ram Mohan (AP) bt Madan Mohan Singh (AP) 6-1, 7-5; S.V. Parekh (Mah) bt T. Sridhar (AP) 6-4, 6-3.

Above 65: P. Keshava Perumal (TN) bt H.D. Balaji (Kar) 2-6, 6-2, 7-6(2); T.N. Laxmanan (TN) bt S.P. Gosavi (Mah) 6-3, 6-2; Arun Date (Mah) bt D.R.V. Prasad (AP) 6-0, 6-1; N.S. Ramachandran (Kar) bt K. Sheshadrinath (AP) 7-5, 6-0; H.A. Nagaraj Rao (Kar) bt T. Kameshwar Rao (AP) 6-2, 6-2; A.J. Keerthi Kumar (TN) bt P. Venugopal (Kar) 4-6, 6-2, 6-1; Y.D. Vijayakumar (Kar) bt Padmanabhan (AP) 7-5, 6-3; C.B. Raju (AP) bt G.S.N. Murthy (AP) 6-1, 6-1.

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