Ruma enters Rd 1 with easy victory

Sakal Times
Tuesday, 26 December 2017

Pune: Second seed Ruma Gaikaiwari started the tournament with an easy win defeating Chinmayi Bagwe 6-0, 6-0 to enter the round two in the 31st Pravin Trophy Under-12 National Ranking Tennis Tournament at the Hill Side Gymkhana tennis courts, Bibvewadi. 

The third seed, Swara Katka also did not face any trouble to advance in the tournament scoring win over Bhavani Khapare 6-3, 6-4. 

Fifth seed Anannya Bhatia started on wrong foot losing the first set 4-6 before winning next two sets 6-4, 7-5 to advance.

Pune: Second seed Ruma Gaikaiwari started the tournament with an easy win defeating Chinmayi Bagwe 6-0, 6-0 to enter the round two in the 31st Pravin Trophy Under-12 National Ranking Tennis Tournament at the Hill Side Gymkhana tennis courts, Bibvewadi. 

The third seed, Swara Katka also did not face any trouble to advance in the tournament scoring win over Bhavani Khapare 6-3, 6-4. 

Fifth seed Anannya Bhatia started on wrong foot losing the first set 4-6 before winning next two sets 6-4, 7-5 to advance.

Jui Kale’s patience was tested against Avani Chitale as she won the first set 7-6 (7-3) in the tie-breaker and then took the second set 6-3.

Results:
Girls: (First round)
First round: 2-Ruma Gaikaiwari bt Chinmayi Bagwe 6-0, 6-0; 3-Swara Katkar bt Bhavani Khapare 6-3, 6-4; 4-Hriti Ahuja bt Anwesa Das 6-1, 6-1; 5-Anannya Bhatia bt Muskan Deshwal 4-6, 6-4, 7-5; 6-Kashmira Sumbre bt Dhanvi Kale 6-1, 6-1; 7-Aditi Lakhe bt Shruti Nanajkar 6-1, 6-2; Prapti Patil bt Gargee Phule 6-3, 6-4; Shreeya Deshpande bt Annika Shah 6-1, 6-1; Jui Kale bt Avani Chitale 7-6 (7-3), 6-3; Sanchita Nagarkar bt Aleena Shaikh 6-4, 6-3; Purva Bhujbal bt Harith Venkatesh 4-6, 6-1, 6-0
Riya Matharoo bt Krithi Kumar 6-1, 6-1; Saisha Karekar bt Shubhashri Alli 6-2, 6-0.

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