Dheeraj rallies past Nitin to enter the main draw

Sports Reporter
Monday, 2 April 2018

Singh, Pungaliya, Guliya beat respective opponents to join Dheeraj in main draw

Pune: Fifth seeded Dheeraj KS rallied back from one set down to enter the main draw defeating 15th seeded Nitin Gunduboina 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4) in the MSLTA Hotel Ravine All India Ranking 2 Lakhs Men and Women Tennis Tournament at Ravine Hotel tennis courts in Panchgani on Sunday.

Paramveer Singh, Jayesh Pungaliya, Fardeen Qumar, Anurag Nenwani, Anshuman Guliya also advanced ahead in the tournament.

For Jayesh Pungaliya, it turned out to be an easy contest as he outwitted Yeshwanth Lognath 6-0, 6-0. while Anurag Nenwani also scored an two setter 6-2, 6-2 victory over Vikram Dhananjay. 

Meanwhile Anshuman Guliya sweat it out to defeat Rithwik Rajshekhar 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-2) to make it to the  main draw of the event.

Results: (Final Qualifying Round)
Men: 1-Paramveer Singh bt 14-T Kumar Vinay 6-1, 6-2;  2-Jayesh Pungaliya bt 11-Yeshwanth Lognath 6-0, 6-0; 3-Anurag Nenwani bt 13-Vikram Dhananjay 6-2, 6-2; 4-Fardeen Qumar bt 10-Alok Aradhya 7-5, 6-4; 5-Dheeraj KS bt 15-Nitin Gunduboina 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-4); 6-Osama Shaikh bt 12-Rishabh Ravikiran 6-2, 6-2; 7-Anshuman Guliya bt Rithwik Rajshekhar 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-2); 9-Naesar Jewoor bt Sagar Ahuja 7-6 (7-5), 6-2.
Women: Brinda Dayal bt Lolakshi Kkankariya 6-1, 6-0; Swarda Parab bt Abhishikta Verma 6-7 (6-8), 6-2, 6-1; Nakshatra Kankariya bt Jyotsna Madane 6-1, 6-3.
Seedings:
Women: 1. Natasha Palha (Goa), 2. Humera Shaikh (Tel), 3.Nithyaraj Baburaj (TN), 4. Yubrani Banerjee (Ben), 5. Sai Dedeepya (Tel), 6. Avishka Gupta (Jhar), 7. Saumya Vig (Guj), 8.Apoorva SB (Kar).
Men: 1. Faisal Qamar (Raj), 2. Paramveer Singh (Del), 3. Ishaque Eqbal (Ben), 4. Jayesh Pungaliya (Mah), 5. Nitten Kirrtane(Mah), 6.Ansu Kumar Bhuyan (Odi), 7. Vinod Sridhar (TN), 8. Anurag Nenwani (Del).

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