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Kaavya stuns Na Dong

Qualifier Kaavya Sawhney served well and blasted winners to defeat seventh seed Na Dong of China 6-2, 6-2 in the Gadre Cup ITF junior tennis at the Deccan Gymkhana courts here on Wednesday.

Kaavya will next meet top seed Akanksha Bhan.

Siddhant advances

In the boys’ section, top-seeded Siddhant Banthia continued his winning run with a victory over Finn Murgett of Britain 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 in the second round.

The results (second round):

Boys:

Siddhant Banthia bt Finn Murgett (GBr) 6-2, 3-6, 6-4.

Michal Wozniak (Pol) bt Kenjiro Shimizu (Jpn) 6-1, 6-2.

Sacchitt Sharrma bt Sai Karteek Reddy 6-0, 6-3.

Abhimanyu Vannem Reddy bt Kaivalya Kalamse 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(3).

M. Theertha Shashank bt Felix Gill (GBr) 1-6, 7-6(9), 6-4.

Jacob Fearnley (GBr) bt Mann Shah 6-3, 6-2.

James Story (GBr) bt Rafael Grovas (Pur) 6-3, 6-2.

Rishabh Sharda bt Nikit Reddy (US) 2-6, 6-4, 6-4.

Girls: Salsa Aher bt Muskan Gupta 6-0, 6-2.

Shivani Amineni bt Jingyi Wang (Chn) 6-1, 6-0.

Mingqiao Yang (Chn) bt Chae Hyun Sim (Kor) 6-2, 7-6(1); Shiori Ito (Jpn) bt Shrivalli Rashmikaa 6-3, 6-4.

Ayumi Miyamoto (Jpn) bt Sharannya Gaware 6-1, 6-1.

Akanksha Bhan bt Doga Turkmen (Tur) 6-3, 6-2.

Vaidehi Chaudhari bt Evelina Kontareva (Rus) 7-5, 6-0.

Kaavya Sawhney bt Na Dong (Chn) 6-2, 6-2.

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