Prathmesh, Apuroop win in final qualifying round

SPORTS REPORTER
Monday, 13 May 2019

Prathmesh Patil accounted for eighth seeded Ananmay Upadhyay 7-6 (5), 6-3 while Apuroop Rao Reddy upset sixth seeded Dhiraj Reddy of Telangana 6-7(3), 6-1, 6-2 in the boys event. 

PUNE: As many as four upsets were recorded in the final round qualifying at the MSLTA Yonex Sunrise Hotel Ravine Under-14 National Ranking Tennis Tournament being played at the Ravine Hotel courts in Panchgani here on Sunday.

Prathmesh Patil accounted for eighth seeded Ananmay Upadhyay 7-6 (5), 6-3 while Apuroop Rao Reddy upset sixth seeded Dhiraj Reddy of Telangana 6-7(3), 6-1, 6-2 in the boys event. 

In the girls section, Sinjinii Mithun of Karnataka upset seventh seed Aleena Shaikh with the score reading  6-2, 2-6, 6-4 while Aditi Lakhe upset third seeded Chinmayi Bagwe 3-6, 6-2, 6-0 to enter the main draw. 

RESULTS:
Final qualifying round:
Boys: 1-Pranav Rethin (TN) bt 12-Siddharth Vinod (Mah) 6-2, 6-2; 2-Suchir Seshadri (Kar) bt Tanmay Deshpande (Mah) 6-3, 4-6, 6-1; 3-Sarth Bansode (Mah) bt Ved Thakur (Mah) 6-0, 6-1; Ayaan Girdhar (Mah) bt Anish Ranjalkar (Mah) 6-3, 6-4; 5-Parth Deorukhkar (Mah) bt 9-Nikil D’Souza (Tel) 6-1, 6-2;

Apuroop Rao Reddy (Mah) bt 6-Dhiraj Reddy (Tel) 6-7 (3), 6-1, 6-2; 8-Prathmesh Patil (Mah) bt Ananmay Upadhyay (Mah) 7-6 (5), 6-3.  

Girls: 1-Pari Chavan (Mah) bt Riya Patil (Mah) 6-0, 6-1; Sinjinii Mithun (Kar) bt 7-Aleena Shaikh (Mah) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4; Aditi Lakhe (Mah) bt 3-Chinmayi Bagwe (Mah) 3-6, 6-2, 6-0; Saloni Parida (Mah) bt 4-Sanchita Nagarkar (Mah) 6-0, 6-1; 5-Aishwarya Jadhav (Mah) bt Kavya Krishnan (Mah) 6-3, 6-1.

Seeding list:
Boys: 1.Manas Dhamne (Mah), 2.Vansh Nandal (Har), 3.Rethin Pranav (TN), 4.Cahir Warik (Mah), 5.Omaansh Saharia (Del), 6.Adith Amarnath (Kar), 7.Jigyashman Hazarika (Asm), 8.Skandha Rao (Kar).
Girls: 1.Chandni Srinivasan (Tel), 2.Ruma Gaikaiwari (Mah), 3.Pari Chavan (Mah), 4.Riya Sachdeva (Del), 5.Saumya Ronde (Tel), 6.Khushi Sharma (Mah), 7.Sonal Patil (Mah), 8.Ridhi Poka (AP).

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