Chandigarh, Jun 16 (UNI) Seventh seed Isha Budhwal of Madhya Pradesh and eighth seed Charvi Saxena of Chandigarh were shocked in the girls under-12 singles competition of the AITA Talent Series Tennis Tournament at the CLTA Sports Complex in Sector 10 here today.
Himani Mor upset Isha Budwal by 7-3 and Victoria emerged victor against eight seed Charvi Saxen 7-5.
Hitting her strokes with precision, local girl Nandani Sharma proved too good for Prinkle Singh whom she routed by 7-0. While top seed Samriti of Delhi got a bye in first round, second seed Simran Wadhwa, also of Delhi, walked over Pukhraj Gill.
Results: Girls Under-12 (Ist round): Naemat Aulak w/o Rhea Sharma, Samridhee Sinha bt Nimrat Walia 7-5, Hassan Dhanoa bt Karman Kaur 7-2, Medha Toor bt Bhumika Sharma 7-0, Vanshika Sawhney bt Vineeta Singh 7-5, Jahnvi Gupta bt Shubangi Sharma 7-2, Himani Mor bt Isha Budwal 7-3, Nandini Sharma bt Prinkle Singh 7-0, Harsimran Kaur bt Ena Arora 7-0, Vibhuti Khullar bt Jaya Bhandari 7-4, Victoria bt Charvi Saxena 7-5, Deviak Charavary bt Jashnavi 7-2, Apekshita Alkesh bt Jaskiran Dhanoa 7-1, Simran Wadhwa w/o Pukhraj Gill, Bhavya Wadhawan bt Shewta Sangwan 7-2.
Protest by parents against change of draw and overlooking a player's claim in the main draw having AITA points and ranking marred the proceedings today. Mothers of some players were seen protesting with the CLTA Director (Coaching) Gary Obrien to air their views. Later they met CLTA General Manager.
Boys Under-12 (Ist round): Ishaque Eqbal bt Shyam 7-4, Jatinder Singh bt Rajul 7-0, Sumitpal Singh bt Abhinav Bindre 7-4, Shrey bt Prateek T. 7-1, Prateek A bt Mayank 7-1, Pranav Malhotra bt Santbir Singh 7-2, Nikunj Poddar bt Yashesh lele 7-2, Sachin bt Dheeranush Bhatti 7-4, Sahil bt Abhijeet S. 7-3, Alex Solanki bt Chinmay 7-1, Fatehdeep Singh bt Dheer Gala 7-4, Raghav J. bt Shivam 7-3, Raghav Talwar bt Param Pun, 7-0.
Qualifying (final round): Boys Under-16: Jasanvir bt Kamal Kishor 7-2, Dhruv bt Ankit 7-0, Ishaque Eqbal bt Harry Jindal 7-5, Jajbir Singh bt Manish 7-2, Ajay bt Pankaj 7-2, Suraj Beniwal bt Hriday Kriplani 7-0, Resham Singh bt Arjun 7-2, Jaivardhan bt Taranbir 7-3.
Girls Under-16 (final qualifying round): Samriti bt Simran Wadhwa 7-4, Bhavya bt Smridha 7-4, Devika bt Priyanka Dhuhandi 7-3, Vanshika Sawhney bt Shalini 7-5, Jahanavi bt Himani Mor bt 7-6 (6), Medha Toor bt Shivani 7-3, Harsimran bt Suvarna 7-1, Nikita bt Parinika 7-1, Samridhi Lodha bt Arpan Chahal 7-0.
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