Delhi, Chandigarh, Punjab win on day 2 of inter-state tennis
Gurgaon, May 2 (UNI) Delhi, Chandigarh and Punjab boys blanked their rivals from Karnataka, Orissa and West Bengal on day two of the Inter-State Tennis Tournament here today.
In the boys under-18 category, Chandigarh blanked Orissa with Ashwani overcoming a first set deficit to beat Chinmay Pradhan 6-7(2), 6-4, 6-4 and Shaolin thrashing Surya 6-0, 6-2.
Delhi boys Rubal and Rahul Belwal were in aggressive mood as they swept away Suraj and Preetam in straight sets to earn a 2-0 win against Karnataka.
For Punjab, Anmol Singh dropped the first set and then rallied from behind to tame Baibhav Das while Manav Dhawan had to toil in the middle to beat Arkaprabha of West Bengal 7-6(4), 3-6, 6-2.
In other ties in this section, Gujarat beat Maharshtra 2-0, Rajasthan thrashed Uttaranchal, Tamil Nadu trounced Haryana and Maharashta downed Rajasthan -- all by 2-0 margin.
In the girls section, a team from West Bengal beat Uttar Pradesh, another Bengal team pounded Uttaranchal with none of the players dropping a single game and Maharashtra defeated Chandigarh 2-0.
Results: Uttar Pradesh 2-0 (a) Treta Battacharya (WB) beat Avantika Prakash (UP) 6-0; 6-0; (b) Richa Valecha (WB) beat Richa Sirohi (UP) 6-2; 6-0; West Bengal beat Uttaranchal 2-0 (a) Dipti Srivastav (WB) beat Shruti (Utt) 6-0; 6-0; (b) Shivika Burman (WB) beat Megha (Utt) 6-0; 6-0; Maharashta beat Chandigarh 2-0 Boys- 18: Chandigarh beat Orissa 2-0 (a) Ashwani (Cha) beat Chimay Pradhan (Ori) 6-7(2); 6-4; 6-4; (b) Shaolin (Cha) beat Surya (Ori) 6-0; 6-2; Gujrat beat Maharashta 2-0 (a) Vishesh Bhatia (Guj) beat Akash Gujrati (Mah) 6-2; 7-5; (b) Allan Gomes (Guj) beat Akash wagh (Mah) 6-3; 7-5; Delhi beat Karnataka 2-0 (a) Rubal (Del) beat Suraj (Kar) 6-0; 6-1; (b) Rahul Belwal (Del) beat Preetam (Kar) 6-3; 6-1; Rajasthan beat Uttarnachal 2-0 (a) Haresh Mundra (Raj) beat Karam Naresh (Utt) 6-2; 6-0; (b) Moshin Khan (Raj) beat Shantanu Garg (Utt) 6-1; 6-0; Tamil Nadu beat Haryana 2-0 (a) Tariq Jacob (TN) beat Vikram Singh (Har) 6-4; 6-4; (b) G.P.Prajnesh (TN) beat Mandeep Yadav (Har) 6-4; 6-3; Punjab beat West Bengal 2-0 (a) Anmol Singh (Pun) beat Baibhav Das (WB) 5-7; 6-3; 6-1; (b) Manav Dhawan (Pun) beat Arkaprabha (WB) 7-6(4); 3-6; 6-2; Maharashta beat Rajasthan 2-0 (a) Chirstopher Marquis (Mah) beat Mohsin Khan (Raj) 6-0; 6-1; (b) Akash Wagh (Mah) beat Harsh Mundra (Raj) 6-1; 6-1; Girls- 18: West Bengal beat Uttar Pradesh 2-0 (a) Treta Battacharya (WB) beat Avantika Prakash (UP) 6-0; 6-0; (b) Richa Valecha (WB) beat Richa Sirohi (UP) 6-2; 6-0; West Bengal beat Uttaranchal 2-0 (a) Dipti Srivastav (WB) beat Shruti (Utt) 6-0; 6-0; (b) Shivika Burman (WB) beat Megha (Utt) 6-0; 6-0; Maharashta beat Chandigarh 2-0 (a) Supriya Mallaya (Mah) beat Noor Paul (Cha) 6-0; 6-1; (b) Sampada Kanade (Mah) beat Roop Saran (Cha) 6-0; 6-0; Karnataka beat Gujrat 2-0 (a) Anushree T. (Kar) beat Bhoomi Parmar (Guj) 6-1; 6-3; (b) Akshita B. Raj (Kar) beat Shailee Trivadi (Guj) 6-0; 6-1; UNI AY PG PM1922