Mahajan, Bangera enter Round 3

Sports Reporter
Thursday, 10 May 2018

Pune: State player Radhika Mahajan who is first seeded defeated Tamil Nadu’s Lakshmi Arunkumar 6-1, 6-3 in the second round of the girls category of the MSLTA - Yonex Sunrise Hotel Ravine National Series Under-14 Tennis Tournament being played at the Ravine Hotel, Panchgani on Wednesday.  

Pune: State player Radhika Mahajan who is first seeded defeated Tamil Nadu’s Lakshmi Arunkumar 6-1, 6-3 in the second round of the girls category of the MSLTA - Yonex Sunrise Hotel Ravine National Series Under-14 Tennis Tournament being played at the Ravine Hotel, Panchgani on Wednesday.  

In another match, Harshita Bangera from Maharashtra beat state mate Sameeksha Shroff 7-5, 6-2.
Apurva Vemuri from Telangana beat Maharashtra’s Saina Deshpande with the score of 6-1, 6-4 while 
eighth seeded Veda Prapurna from Telangana beat Ira Shah from Maharashtra 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.

Also registering a win was sixth seed Harsshali Mandavkar from Maharashtra who defeated Pavitra Parikh from Gujarat 6-2, 6-0.
Meanwhile Suryanshi Tanwar from Haryana who is 13th seeded beat Anya Jacob from Maharashtra 6-0, 6-2 to advance further.
In the boys battle, state player and sixteenth seeded Shivam Kadam upset top seeded Vishesh Patel of Gujarat 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to move into the boys quarter-finals. 

In the other upset in the boys section, 12th seed Daksha Agarwal upset seventh seeded Aditya Rathi of Haryana 2-6, 6-1, 6-4.

Results: Under-14
Girls:
Under-14: 1-Radhika Mahajan (Mah) bt Lakshmi Arunkumar (TN) 6-1, 6-3; 16-Harshita Bangera (Mah) bt Sameeksha Shroff (Mah) 7-5, 6-2; 12-Apurva Vemuri (Tel) bt Saina Deshpande (Mah) 6-1, 6-4; 8-Veda Prapurna (Tel) bt (Q) Ira Shah (Mah) 6-4, 3-6, 6-2; 4-Bhumika Tripathi (Mah) bt Kyra Shetty (Mah) 6-4, 6-4; 14-Amishi Shukla (MP) bt Vidyul Manikanti (Kar) 5-7, 6-0, 6-3;
Chahana Budhbhatti (Tel) bt 9-Khushi Sharma (Mah) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3; 7-Pari Singh (Mah) bt Suhani Sabharwal (Mah) 6-4, 6-1; 5-Hatvee Chaudhari(Guj) bt Harleen Dhanda (Pun) 6-0, 6-3; 16-Madhurima Sawant (Mah) bt Sonal Patil (Mah) 6-2, 6-2; Abhaya Vemuri (Tel) bt 3-Ria Washimkar (Mah) 6-3, 6-2; 10-Kashish Bote (Mah) bt Sara Gajbhiye (Mah) 6-3, 6-4; 2-Vaishnavi Adkar (Mah) bt (Q) Kaniska Srinath (Kar) 6-2, 6-4; 13-Suryanshi Tanwar (Har) bt Anya Jacob (Mah) 6-0, 6-2;
6-Harsshali Mandavkar(Mah) bt Pavitra Parikh (Guj) 6-2, 6-0.
Boys: Pre-quarterfinals: 
16-Shivam Kadam (Mah) bt 1-Vishesh Patel (Guj) 3-6, 6-3, 6-4; 11-Ronin Lotlikar (Kar) bt 6-Arunava Majumdar (WB) 7-5, 6-1; 3-Aayush Bhat (Kar) bt 14-Arjun P (Kar) 6-3, 6-3; 12-Daksha Agarwal (Mah) bt 7-Aditya Rathi (Har) 2-6, 6-1, 6-4.

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