Pune: Swara Katkar scored an easy 6-4, 6-1 win over Saumrita Verma to enter round two in the girls category of MSLTA - Yonex Sunrise Hotel Ravine National Series Under-14 Tennis Tournament at Ravine Hotel tennis courts, Panchgani on Tuesday.
Maharashtra girls Sameeksha Shroff and Saina Deshpande started their campaign with easy victories over their respective opponents to enter round two.
Sameeksha defeated Ridhi Choudhary 6-3, 7-5 while Saina got the better of lucky loser Naina Gulati 6-0, 6-0.
First round: Lakshmi Arunkumar (TN) bt Athmika Sreenivas (Kar) 6-1, 6-3; Sameeksha Shroff (Mah) bt Ridhi Choudhary 6-3, 7-5; Saina Deshpande (Mah) bt LL-Naina Gulati (Del) 6-0, 6-0; q-Ira Shah bt q-Mahika Gupta (Mah) 6-3, 6-4; Kyra Shetty (Mah) bt SR Ananya (TN) 6-2, 6-2; Vidyul Manikanti (Kar) bt q-Vaishnavi Vakiti (Tel) 6-1, 6-2; Harleen Dhanda (Pun) bt Janee Santhanakumar (TN) 6-3, 6-2; q-Swara Katkar bt Saumrita Verma 6-4, 6-1; Sonal Patil (Mah) bt Srivally Medishetty (Tel) 7-5, 6-0; Abhaya Vemuri (Tel) bt Suhitha Maruri (Kar) 6-3, 6-1; Pavitra Parikh(Guj) bt q-Ruma Gaikaiwari(Mah) 7-5, 6-1; Sara Gajbhiye (Mah) bt Soha Patil (Mah) 6-3, 6-2; Anya Jacob (Mah) bt Disha Sehrawat (Har) 4-6, 6-2, 6-2; q-Kaniska Srinath (Kar) bt Nirali Padaniya (Tel) 7-5, 6-1.
Third Round: 1-Vishesh Patel (Guj) bt Vimal Gagan 6-1, 6-1; 16-Shivam Kadam (Mah) bt Agriya Yadav (Har) 6-3, 6-1; 11-Ronin Lotlikar (Kar) bt Skandha Rao (Kar) 6-2, 6-1; 6-Arunava Majumdar (Bengal) bt Mandeep Reddy (Kar) 6-3, 6-0; 3-Aayush Bhat (Kar) bt Khushal Chaudhari (Mah) 6-0, 6-0.