Giridhar, Parida in second round qualifying
In the first round qualifying Ayaan Giridhar upset fourth seeded Pushkal Srivastava
Pune: Ayaan Giridhar and Saloni Parida played close matches to enter the second round qualifying at the MSLTA Yonex Sunrise Hotel Ravine Under-14 National Ranking Tennis Tournament at Ravine Hotel, Panchgani on Satuday.
In the first round qualifying Ayaan Giridhar upset fourth seeded Pushkal Srivastava 9-7 while in the girls section Saloni Parida outplayed Saisha Karekar 9-5.
Results: (First Qualifying Round)
Boys: 1-Pranav Rethin (TN) bt Arnav Bansode (Mah) 9-1; 12-Siddharth Vinod (Mah) bt Aditya Bhatewara (Mah) 9-6;
2-Suchir Seshadri (Kar) bt Aaditya Surve (Mah) 9-3; 3-Sarth Bansode (Mah) bt Rishi Sharma (Tel) 9-2; Ayaan
Giridhar (Mah) bt 4-Pushkal Srivastava (Mah) 9-7; 5-Parth Deorukhkar (Mah) bt Atharva Birajdar 9-5; 6-Dhiraj
Reddy (Tel) bt Varad Pol (Mah) 9-1; Apuroop Rao Reddy (Mah) bt 10-Krishnansh Sharma (Mah) 9-1.
Girls: 7-Aleena Shaikh (Mah) bt Kshirin Wakalkar (Mah) 9-0; Aditi Lakhe (Mah) bt Ishwani Markande (Mah) 9-0;
Saloni Parida (Mah) bt Saisha Karekar (Mah) 9-5; Kavya Krishnan (Mah) bt Maitreyee Ingale (Mah) 9-1.