Panchgani: Kotishta Modak, Mrunal Kuralekar, Kashish Bote, Renee Sharma and Vaishnavi Adkar to moved into the third round in the girls section after all scored upset wins in the Ravine Hotel National Series Under-16 Tennis tournament 2017 here on Wednesday.
In the girls event Mrunal upset fourth seeded Hrudaya Shah 6-3, 7-5, while Kashish Bote shocked eighth seeded Sanjivani Kutwal 6-0, 6-1 to enter the third round.
Renee Sharma rallied from a set down to upset 10th seeded Nikita Salekar 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, while in a minor upset Vaishnavi Adkar put out 15th seeded Radhika Mahajan 6-2, 6-1 to enter pre-quarterfinals. Kotishta Modak scored an identical thre-set win over 13th-seeded Divya Bhardwaj, winning 7-5, 3-6, 6-3.
Pre-quarterfinals: 1-Krishan Hooda bt 15-Dhanya Shah 6-2, 7-6 (7-4); 7-Nikhil Niranjan bt 11-Arjun Kundu 6-3, 6-3; 4-Arnav Pathange bt 13-Heerak Vora 6-3, 6-3.
Second Round: 1-Prerna Vichare bt Harshita Bangera 6-0, 6-1; Kotishta Modak bt 13-Divya Bhardwaj 7-5, 3-6, 6-3; 11-Ria Washimkar bt Sayali Jadhav 6-3, 6-2; 6-Sanjana Sirimalla (6) bt Sameeksha Shroff 6-0, 6-1; Mrunal Kuralekar bt 4-Hrudaya Shah 6-3, 7-5; 16-Rutuja Chaphalkar bt Jiya Lodha 6-0, 6-0; Kashish Bote bt 8-Sanjivani Kutwal 6-0, 6-1; 3-Gargi Pawar bt Riya Bhosale 6-3, 6-2; Renee Sharma bt 10-Nikita Salekar 4-6, 6-1, 6-3; Vaishnavi Adkar bt 15-Radhika Mahajan 6-2, 6-1.