Jadhav, Kirrtane and Rahane upset seeds

SPORTS REPORTER
Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Aniket Roy upset second seeded Aaryan Kirrtane 5-1 while Abhay Nagrajan upset top seeded Kartik Shewale 5-3 followed by Vaishnavi Singh who  upset second seeded Mehak Kapoor 5-1 to enter the semi-finals of the Mixed Under-8 boys and Girls Under-10 events.

PUNE: Piyush Jadhav, Arjun Kirrtane, Nishith Rahane caused upsets to move into the last four at the third leg of the Icon Group Little Champions Series Tennis Tournament being played at Mhalunge Balewadi Tennis Complex on Tuesday.

Aniket Roy upset second seeded Aaryan Kirrtane 5-1 while Abhay Nagrajan upset top seeded Kartik Shewale 5-3 followed by Vaishnavi Singh who  upset second seeded Mehak Kapoor 5-1 to enter the semi-finals of the Mixed Under-8 boys and Girls Under-10 events.

Fifth seeded Piyush Jadhav upset third seeded Keyur Mhetre 6-2 while eighth seeded Arjun Kirrtane upset second seeded Aditya Bhatewara 6-4 to enter the semi finals of boys Under-12 and 14 events.

RESULTS: Quarterfinals:
Boys:  Under-10: 4-Neev Kothari bt 8-Abhay Nagrajan 5-4 (7-3); 2-Dev Turakiya bt 10-Shivansh Kumar 5-1; 1-Arnav Paparkar bt 7-Manan Agarwal 5-2; 3-Avneet Chaphale bt 5-Archit Dhoot 5-2.
Under-12: 1-Parth Devrukhkar bt 7-Manas Gupta 6-0; 5-Piyush Jadhav bt 3-Keyur Mhetre 6-2; 4-Aryan Ghatge bt 6-Parth Chaphale 6-3; 8-Arjun Kirrtane bt 2-Aditya Bhatewara 6-4.
Under-14: 1-Arnav Paparkar bt 11-Shreyash Kumar 6-1; 4-Aryan Hood bt 10-Parth Bansode 6-2; 3-Anmol Nagpure bt Arindam Bit 6-5 (7-3); 13-Nishith Rahane bt 5-Soham Amundkar 6-1.

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