Pune: First seed Sanat Bokil defeated Vaibhav Pandey 11-6, 11-8, 11-8 in the Youth Boys Singles category of the 18th Players Cup Table Tennis Tournament which commenced at Deccan Gymkhana on Friday.
In another match, Rohit Gogte who is seeded 16th defeated Juzer Poonawala 11-4, 11-7, 11-5 to advance further. Meanwhile ninth seeded Archan Apte got past Srujan Jujare with the score of 11-5, 11-6, 11-9 to advance further.
Also registering victories were eighth seed Anaiy Kovelamudi who defeated Aditya Jori 11-6, 11-4, 11-4 while fifth seeded Adarsh Gopal beat Tejas Dhawade 11-4, 11-4, 11-4 followed by Arya Sheth who defeated 12th seeded Yash Deolekar 11-6, 6-11, 11-7, 11-7.
In another action 13th seeded Danish Aga toiled hard as he defeated Shishir Lanke 11-9, 11-5, 6-11, 11-6 while fourth seed Rajat Kadam beat Rajat Rasane 11-7, 11-5, 11-13, 11-9.
Youth Boys singles:
1-Sanat Bokil bt Vaibhav Pandey 11-6,11-8,11-8, 16-Rohit Gogte bt Juzer Poonawala 11-4,11-7,11-5; 9-Archan Apte bt Srujan Jujare 11-5,11-6,11-9; 8-Anaiy Kovelamudi bt Aditya Jori 11-6,11-4,11-4; 5-Adarsh Gopal bt Tejas Dhawade 11-4,11-4,11-4; Arya Sheth bt 12-Yash Deolekar 11-6,6-11,11-7,11-7; 13-Danish Aga bt Shishir Lanke 11-9,11-5,6-11,11-6; 4-Rajat Kadam bt Rajat Rasane 11-7,11-5,11-13,11-9; 14-Mihir Danke bt Aneesh Puranik 11-6,11-6,11-6; 11-Aryan Panse bt Tejas Mankeshwar 11-3,11-4,11-3; 6-Advait Brahme bt Mihir Mohite 11-8,11-5,11-6; 7-Mihir Thombre bt Yogesh Nadgauda 11-5,11-6,11-7; 10-Gaurav Lohapatre bt Ajmal Khan 11-5,11-3,11-6; 15-Saai Bagate bt Aditya Patil 11-3,11-8,8-11,11-7; 2-Shriyash Bhosale bt Pranav Abdalwar 13-15,11-7,4-11,11-4,11-4.