Pune: Manas Dhamne, Saina Deshpande and Sonal Patil toppled seeds to make it to the semi-final of the boys and the girls section of the MSLTA Yonex Sunrise Arun Wakankar Memorial All India Ranking Talent (Under-16) Series Tennis Tournament being played at SP College Tennis Courts here on Wednesday.
Unseeded Manas Dhamne upset eighth seeded Omkar Agnihotri 1-6, 6-2, 6-4 to move into the last four stage. Fifth seeded Prasad Ingle edged past opponent Pranav Gadgil 1-6, 6-2, 6-3 to move into the last four along with second seeded Yashraj Dalvi and third seeded Daksha Agarwal.
In the girls section Kolhapur girl Sonal Patil continued her upset spree ousting sixth seeded Anya Jecob 4-6, 6-2, 6-1. Meanwhile fifth seeded Saina Deshpande upset third seed Madhurima Sawant 6-1, 6-4 to make it to the last four along with Ruma Gaikaiwari and second seeded Lolakshi Kankariya.
Girls: Sonal Patil bt 6-Anya Jecob 4-6, 6-2, 6-1; Ruma Gaikaiwari bt Siya Deshmukh 6-4, 7-5;
5-Saina Deshpande bt 3-Madhurima Sawant 6-1, 6-4; 2-Lolakshi Kankariya bt Agrima Tiwari 7-6 (10-8), 6-2.
Boys: 5-Prasad Ingle bt Pranav Gadgil 1-6, 6-2, 6-3; 3-Daksha Agarwal bt Rohan Phule 7-5, 6-4;
Manas Dhamne bt 8-Omkar Agnihotri 1-6, 6-2, 6-4; 2-Yashraj Dalvi bt 6-Anargha Ganguly 7-5, 6-2.