Purva advances in Ramesh Desai tennis
Another girl from Maharashtra, Sanika Bhogade defeated Suyash Chaudhary of Uttar Pradesh 9-5.
PUNE: State girl, Purva Bhujbal started the tournament on a bright note defeating VS Varunika of Tamil Nadu 9-1 in the first qualifying round of the 12th Ramesh Desai Memorial Junior Tennis Nationals at the GA Ranade Tennis Complex in Mumbai on Saturday. Another girl from Maharashtra, Sanika Bhogade defeated Suyash Chaudhary of Uttar Pradesh 9-5.
Boys: (Second qualifying round)
Vishal Prakash (TN) bt Mohil Singh (Del) 9-4; Aditya Talati (Mah) bt Biswas Biprarshi (WB) 9-4; Kamra Vansh (Del) bt Namish Sharma (UP) 9-4; Chinar Deshpande (Mah) bt Harisharan Baskaran (Del) 9-5; Saha Dreek (Mah) bt Devbrat Banerjee (Mah) 9-2; Parth Deorukhakar (Mah) bt Krish Tyagi (Kar) 9-1.
Girls (First qualifying round)
Purva Bhujbal (Mah) bt VS Varunika (TN) 9-1; Sanika Bhogade (Mah) bt Suyash Chaudhary (UP) 9-5; Gauri Mangaonkar (Mah) bt Aditi Lakhe (Mah) 9-3; Anandi Bhutada (Mah) bt Yagmaseni Chakraborty (Mah) 9-5; Cinmayi Bagwe (Mah) bt Priyanshi Panigrahi (Odi) 9-3.