Panchgani: Mohit Bondre and Aryaan Bhatia scored upset wins to enter the semi-finals of the boys event at the Ravine Hotel National Series Under 16 Tennis Tournament at Ravine Hotel Panchgani tennis courts on Thursday.
In the quarter-final matches, Mohit Bondre upset third seed Vansh Bhagtani 6-3, 6-0 to make it to the last four.
In the semi-finals, Bondre will take on eighth seed Aryaan Bhatia, who upset second seed Bhupendra Dahiya 7-6 (7-5), 6-1.
Top seed Krishan Hooda also moved into the last four, scoring a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (9-7) win over seventh seed Nikhil Niranjan. Hooda will take on fourth seed Arnav Pathange who ended the challenge of Faiz Mohd Nasyam 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.
In the girls event, third seed Gargi Pawar scored a 6-1, 6-4 win over Renee Singh and made it to the semi-finals.
Boys: 1-Krishan Hooda bt 7-Nikhil Niranjan 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (9-7); 4-Arnav Pathange bt Faiz Mohd Nasyam 6-2, 3-6, 6-3; 8-Aryaan Bhatia bt 2-Bhupendra Dahiya 7-6 (7-5), 6-1; Mohit Bondre bt 3-Vansh Bhagtani 6-3, 6-0.
Second Round: Vardhan Karkal and Aayush Bhat bt Arjun Gohad and Siddharth Jadli 6-3, 6-2; 3-Srvesh Birmane and Shreejit Sen bt Manuvendr Rawat and Maanvendr Rawat 6-0, 6-1; Dhanya Shah and Arjun Kundu bt Vishal Gautam and Nithilan Eric 6-1, 6-1; Nikhil Niranjan and Harsha Kumar bt Prasad Ingale and Vedant Mestri 6-0, 6-3; Arnav Pathange and Yashraj Dalvi bt 4-Motit Bondre and Heerak Vora 6-2, 6-4; Amaan Tezabwala and Manav Sreekumar bt Pratham Bhujbal and Sanmay Gandhi 6-3, 6-4; 2-Naresh Badgujar and Vansh Bhagtani bt Hrishikesh Sangandahali and Saheb Sodhi 6-3, 6-4.
Girls: 1-Prerna Vichare bt 6-Sanjana Sirimalla 6-2, 6-4; 16-Rutuja Chaphalkar bt Kashish Bote 6-2, 6-1; 3-Gargi Pawar bt 5-Renee Singh 6-1, 6-4; Vaishnavi Adkar bt Bhumika Tripathi 7-5, 6-1.
Second round: 1-Prerana Vichare and Hrudaya Shah bt Nikita Salkar and Jai Jivan 6-3, 6-1; Radhika Mahajan and Aarya Patil bt Amulya Ganapavarap and Subhrata Subhranjali 6-0, 6-2; 3-Sanjana Sirimalla and Rai Washimkar bt Nirmayi Surapur and Kotishta Modak 6-2, 6-2; Riya Bhosale and Avi Shah bt Mrunal Kurlekar and Khushi Sharma 6-2, 6-2.