Rashmi topples Sweta, cruises into last four
Chennai, Aug 24 (UNI) Qualifier Rashmi Teltumbde of Maharashtra scripted a major upset when she stopped top seed Sweta Kumari Solanki of Delhi in the Girls singles under-18 quarter finals of the adidas-MCC National Junior Hard Court Tennis Chamoionship here today.
Rashmi defeated Solanki 6-3, 6-1 in straight sets and entered the semifinals.
In the under-14 girls singles, sixth seeded Prerna Bhambri of Delhi toppled top seed Divija Mandava of Andhra Pradesh 6-4, 7-5 to enter the semi finals, along with second seeded V Archana of Andhra Pradesh, Rashme Teltumbde of Mahararahstra and Kyra Shroff of Karnataka.
Results (Quarter finals): Girls Singles Under-14: V.Archana (AP) bt Rishika Sunkara (Dli) 6-2, 6-1; Prerna Bhambri (Dli) bt Divija Mandava (AP) 6-4, 7-5; Rashme Teltumbde (Maha) bt Aishwarya Srivtasav (Maha) 7-5, 6-1; Kyra Shroff (kar) bt Aishwarya Agarwal (MP) 6-0, 6-0.
Boys Singles Under 14: Samip Mehta (Guj) bt Chetan Pandit (AP) 2-6, 6-0, 6-4, Vaidik Munshaw (Guj) bt Sumit Shinde (Mah) 3-6, 6-4 6-1 N.Sai Karthik (AP) bt S.V.Abhishek (AP) 4-6, 7-6(7) 6-4 Mohit Mayur (TN) bt Irfan Hussain (TN) 3-6, 6-3, 6-0 Girls Singles Under-18: Rashmi Teltumbde (Mah) bt Sweta Kumari Solanki (Dli) 6-3, 6-1 Aishwarya Srivatsav (Mah) Bhavani Thirumurthy (TN) 6-0, 6-1 Tara Iyer (Dli) bt Unnati Purushotham 6-0, 6-3, Kelsey Sundaram (TN) bt Aarthi Doraiswamy (TN) 6-4, 6-4 Boys Singles under-18: Md.Fariz (TN) bt Sushant Nambiar (AP) 7-6(4) 6-3 Sudanwa sitaram (TN) bt Abhijit Tiwari (Chan) 6-4, 6-1 Akash Waugh (Mah) bt Christopher Marquies (Mah) 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 Tariq Jacob (TN) bt Allan Gomes 1-6 6-4, 6-4 UNI GV VV DH PC2001