Pune, Nov 4 (UNI) Maharashtra players Devanshi Bhimjiyani, Simran Nanwani and Krutika Jain won close battles to move into the second round of the girls event at the Walchand Cup under-16 National Series Tennis Tournament', being played at the Deccan Gymkhana tennis courts here.
In the first round, Devanshi scraped past Delhi's Shubh Gulati 6-2, 6-7 (7-5), 6-0, while Nanwani won a three hour tussle against Andhra Pradesh player Sayedah Rehnuma 6-3, 2-6, 6-1 and in the closest match of the day Krutika Jain (Mah) managed to put out Gujarat's Aishwarya Mahida 6-2, 2-6, 7-6(7-5).
In the boys second round, all the sixteen seeds sailed into the pre quarterfinals round without much effort.
Following are some results: Boys: (Second Round): Shahbaaz Khan (Mah) bt Parth Shah (Mah) 6-1, 6-2; Tushal Thawani (Mah) bt Y. Akhil Reddy (AP) 6-0, 6-0; Vietla Sawan (AP) bt B Sai Reddy (AP) 6-2. 6-3; R Ramkumar (TN) bt Pratik Aghavne (Mah) 6-1, 6-1; Vishwesh Sinha (Mah) bt Yash Deshpande (Mah) 6-2, 6-4; S Karan (Kar) bt Kumar Shikhar (Dli) 6-4, 6-4; Om Dalvi (Mah) bt Shaikh Wahab (Mah) 6-0, 7-6(7-5); Arjun Khade (Mah) bt Anirudh Darp (Mah) 6-3, 6-2; Vinod Gowda (Kar) bt Abhimanyu Singh (Dli) 6-2, 6-1; Adwait Sadwilkar (Mah) bt S P Prashanth (Mah) 6-2, 6-0; Rakshay Thakkar (Mah) bt Paresh Kulkarni (Mah) 6-0, 6-1; Rohit Bisht (Dli) bt Jay Soni (Guj) 6-1, 6-3; Suraj Kanwar (Guj) bt Rajanvir Dharni 6-3, 7-5; Saurabh Patil (Mah) bt Parth Chivte (Mah) 6-2, 6-3; Sumeet Shinde (Mah) bt Dishit Nathwani (Guj) 6-2, 6-0; Ronit Bisht (Dli) bt Aniket Wakankar (Mah) 6-0, 6-0.
Girls: (First Round): Avnee Gosavi (Mah) bt Tarini Chandramouli (Kar) 6-2, 6-2; Laveena Chawla (Mah) bt Liyaan Akalkotkar (Mah) 6-2, 6-2; Shruti Bhandurge (Mah) bt S. Sneha (Mah) 6-2, 6-1; Devki Dande (TN) bt Nupoor Shinde (Mah) 7-6(7-5), 6-0; S Lavanya (TN) bt Mokshita Ostwal (Mah) 6-2, 6-0; Rutuja Bhosale (Mah) bt Ambika Pande (TN) 6-2, 6-2; Bhimjiyani Devanshi (Mah) bt Shubh Gulati (Dli) 6-2, 6-7(7-5), 6-0; Tanaya Gosavi (Mah) bt K Anjana (AP) 6-3, 7-6(7-5); Sana Soni (Mah) bt S G Anhinaya (Kar) 6-1, 2-0 conceded; Preethi Ujjaini (Kar) bt Vasanti Shinde (Mah) 6-3, 6-0; Simran Nanwani (Mah) bt Sayedah Rehnuma (AP) 6-3, 2-6, 6-1; Krutika Jain (Mah) bt Aishwarya Mahida (Guj) 6-2, 2-6, 7-6(7-5).
Boys Doubles: (Quarterfinals) Ronit/Rohit Bisht (Delhi) bt Suraj Kanwar/S Karan 6-1, 6-3; Vishwesh Sinha/Tushal Thawani bt Aniruddha Darp/ Parth Shah 6-1, 6-4; R Ramkumar/Arjun Kadhe bt Yash Deshpande/Advait Sadwilkar 5-7, 6-4, 10-5; Vietla Sawan/Shahbaaz Khan bt Shikar Kumar/Risabh Mehta 6-2, 6-4.
Girls Doubles: (First Round) Ankita Raina/Vaidehi Bhagwat bt Madhuri Pathere/Gaouri Baindoor 6-2, 6-2; Eetee Mehta/Vaibhavi T bt K Bhavna/A Sabatini 6-3, 6-4; Sana Sohoni/Tanaya Gosavi bt Saskruti Jangale/Lavina Chawla 6-1, 7-5; Namita Bal/Prathrna Thombare bt Avane Gosavi/Vasanti Shinde 6-3, 6-2.
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