Agnihotri enters 2nd Rd with win over Patil

Sports Reporter
Sunday, 30 September 2018

Omkar Agnihotri started the tournament on a bright note with an easy 6-3 win over Pruthviraj Patil in the first round of the Arun Wakankar Memorial Men’s tennis tournament at Deccan Gymkhana

Pune: Omkar Agnihotri started the tournament on a bright note with an easy 6-3 win over Pruthviraj Patil in the first round of the Arun Wakankar Memorial Men’s tennis tournament at Deccan Gymkhana on Saturday.

Top seeded Rohit Shinde also advanced into second round with a 6-0 win over Pranjal Deshpande.

In the Amateurs category, Vivek Khadge and C Kumar came out hard on each other before Vivek Khadge clinched victory in a tie breaker with a score line of 6-5 (7-1). Bruno Rubino also advanced with a 6-3 win over Dr Ram Nair.

Results: 
Amateurs, Second round: Vivek Khadge bt C Kumar 6-5(7-1); Bruno Rubino bt Dr Ram Nair 6-3; Amit Sharma bt Akshay Patil 6-2; Aryan Hood bt Sanjay Asher 6-0; Soutik Ghosh bt Shiv Ashish 6-2; Abhishek Singh bt Vivek Joshi 6-0; Abhishek Chavan bt Aditya Sondkar 6-0; Pradip Bepari bt Gajanan Kulkarni 6-3.

Mens Open, First Round: Omkar Agnihotri bt Pruthviraj Patil 6-3; Ajay Chauhan bt Jagdish Sunder 6-4; 1-Rohit Shinde bt Pranjal Deshpande 6-0; Karan Tharani bt Amit Sharma 6-1; Anshul Satav bt Mandar Mensagi 6-4; Soutik Ghosh bt Gyanshwar Patil 6-2.

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