Vishal and Abhishek to clash for title in final of Asian tennis

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Kolkata, Oct 16 (UNI) Top seed Vishal Passi and second seed Abhishek Alla will clash for the title in the final tomorrow of the second Asian 14&under Tennis Tournament.

Passi had a tough time to tame Shaikh Abdullah as he gave a tough battle before conceding 7-5 in the first set. But he ran out of steam in the second set and crashed to a 0-6 defeat.

Local boy Md Azhar also gave second seed Abhishek Alla something to think about. He took the first set 6-2 but could not keep the momentum. Alla came back very strongly to etch out a 2-6,6-0,6-1 victory.

In the Girls section top seed Amrita Mukherjee had to adjust her hard hitting playing style to beat the fourth seed C Sai Samitha 6-3,6-4. Unseeded Simran Kaur Sethi became the other finalist. She defeated fifth seed Rimpledeep Kaur 6-3,6-4.

Results of matches played today: Boys' Singles 14 years&under Semi Finals.

Vishal Passi (1) beat Shaikh Abdullah (3) 7-5,6-0, Abhishek Alla (2) beat Md. Azhar 2-6,6-0,6-1.

Girls' Singles: Amrita Mukherjee (1)(14) beat C. Sai Samitha (4) 6-3,6-4, Simran Kaur Sethi beat Rimpledeep Kaur (5) 6-3,6-4.


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