Mixed luck of Pakistani players in AITA-DELLTA series
Chandigarh, Apr 3 (UNI) It was mixed luck for Pakistani players in the AITA-DELLTA Talent Tennis Series being played at the Harvest Tennis Academy at village Jassowal (Kular), 28 km from Ludhiana today.
Seventh seed Zohair Raza of Pakistan executed his shots with confidence to blank Hardeep Singh of Punjab 6-0, 6-0 in a first round match in the boys Under-14 singles. In contrast unseeded Pakistani player Adil Kohari struggled to get the better of Anupam Chettri of Chandigarh in three well-contested sets 6-3, 6-7 (1), 6-1.
Third seed Rishab Dev of Chandigarh raced to an easy 6-2, 6-2 victory Shaheryar Khan.
Ranjit Singh of Chandigarh caused a mild upset beatingeighth seed Anas Khan of Pakistan 6-3, 6-0.
Top seed Garry Singh Amor of Chandigarh easily moved into second round at the expense of Jaspinder Singh of Punjab 6-0, 6-0.
Digvijay Naruka of Chandigarh won the Boys Under-12 singles title beating Pankaj Kumar, also of Chandigarh 6-0, 6-1 in the final.
Digvijay played an aggressive game from the beginning of the match.
RESULTS: Final qualifying round; Boys Under-14 singles: Davender Singh (Chd) bt Kavaljit Singh (Pb) 8-0, Ankush Arora (Pb) bt Anhad Soin 8-0, Manoj (Har) bt Harry Jindal 8-4, Fatehdeep Singh (Pb) bt Jagtar Singh (Pb) 8-3, Harmeet Singh (Chd) bt Jagdev Singh (Pb) 8-0, Anupam Chhetri (Chd) bt Rajkaran Grewal (Pb) 8-3, Gurnoor Singh (Pb) bt Karandeep Singh (Pb) 8-7 (4), Ranjit Singh (Chd) bt Jatinder Singh (Pb) 8-2.
Main draw Boys Under-14(Ist round): Garry Singh Amor bt Jaspinder Singh (Pb ) 6-0, 6-0, Zohair Raza (Pakistan) bt Hardeep Singh (Pb) 6-0, 6-0, Vaibhav Gupta (Chd) bt Digvijay Naruka (Chd) 6-0, 6-2, Pankaj Kumar (Chd) bt Jajbir Singh (Pb) 6-0, 6-1, Paramveer Toor (Chd) bt Harpreet Hippa (Pb) 6-3, 6-0, Ayush Mintri (Pb) bt Jagdeep Singh (Pb) 6-0, 6-0, Harmeet Singh (Chd) bt Gulshan Kumar (Pb) 6-1 ,6-7 (4),7-5, Harry Jindal (Pb) bt Arush Sood (Pb) 1-6, 6-3, 6-4, Gagandeep Gill (Pb) bt Agiyadeep Singh (Pb) 6-0, 6-0, Rishab Dev (Chd) bt Shaheryar Khan (Pakistan) 6-2, 6-2. Hardeep Sandhu (Pb) bt Ankush Arora (Pb) bt 6-4, 6-4, Adil Kohari (Pakistan) bt Anupam Chhetri (Chd) 6-3, 6-7(1), 6-1, Naveen Shankar (Chd) bt Manoj (Har) 6-4, 6-1, Ranjit Singh (Chd) bt Anas Khan (Pakistan) 6-3, 6-0, Devinder Singh (Chd) bt Fatehdeep Singh (Pb) 6-0, 6-2. Jivetesh Singh Kang (Chd) bt. Gurnoor Singh (Pb) 6-0, 6-0.
Girls Under-14 singles (1st round): Jaspreet Kaur (Pb) bt Samiksha Sohal (Pb) 6-0, 6-0, Parminder Kaur (Pb) bt Kulvinder Kaur (Pb) 6-1 6-3, Rimple Kaur (Pb) bt Harpreet Kaur (Pb) 6-4, 6-3.
Boys Under-12 (final): Digvijay Naruka (Chd) bt Pankaj Kumar (Chd) 6-0, 6-1.
Semi- finals: 1 Pankaj Kumar (Chd) bt Aayush Mintre (Pb) 6-4, 7-5, Digvijay Naruka (Chd) bt Davinder Singh (Chd) 6-1, 6-2.
Seedings: Boys Under-14 singles: 1. Garry Singh Amor, 2. Jivetesh Kang, 3. Rishab Dev, 4. Paramveer Singh Toor, 5.Gagandeep Singh Gill, 6. Naveen Shankar, 7. Zohair Raza (Pak), 8. Anas Khan (Pak).
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