CLTA, Chandigarh, January 03, 2017 – In the girls singles 1st round CLTA trainee Prinkle Singh upset 7th seed Adeshina of GBR in straight sets. Prinkle played consistently with her aggressive ground strokes. Prinkle closed the 1st set 6-3. In the 2nd set Prinkle played in a top form and used her experience to close the 2nd set and match by conceding only 2 games 6-2. Top seed Mehak Jain of India defeated Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi in straight sets. In the 1st set Mehak Jain got some resistance from the opponent but finally Mehak used her experience to close the 1st set 6-3. Mehak Jain took the 2nd set and match without conceding a single game 6-0. 3rd seed Thasaporn Naklo of Thailand defeated Harsha Sai Challa of India in an easy match 6-1, 6-3. Other players who moved into pre quarters are Victoria Kalaitzis of Belgium, Sawangkaeew M of Thailand, Aesha Patel and Shivani Manjana.
In the boys 1st round top seed Sidhanth Banthia of India defeated Nabiev of Uzbekistan in straight sets 6-4, 6-2. Vashist Cheruku defeated Rishabh Sharda of CLTA in a three setter match 6-1, 5-7, 6-3. Sacchit Sharma of India upset 4th seed Hazem Naow in straight sets 7-6(7), 6-3. 3rd seed Jack Draper defeated Kabir Manrai in straight sets by conceding only one game 6-1, 6-0. Nikik Reddy, Sidharth Thakran and Sergi Fomin also moved into the pre quarters.
In the boys doubles top seed Uisung Park and Hua-Chen Yu defeated Mritunjay Badola and Abhimanyu Vannemreddy in straight sets 6-2, 6-3. 2nd seed Sidhanth Banthia and Parikshit Somani also won from Arthur Craig Pantino and Siddharth Thakran 6-4, 6-2. Sergey Fomin / Dostanbek Tashbulatov and Megh Bhargav Patel / Alex Solanki also moved into quarters.
In the girls doubles top seed Mihika Yadav and Thasaporn Naklo defeated Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi and Tanisha Kashyap in straight sets 7-5, 6-3. 2nd seed Mehak Jain and Viktoria Kalaitzis defeated Akanksha Bhan and Rhea Verma in a three setter match 6-4, 2-6, 10-8. Harsha Sai Challa / Sabhyata Nihalani and Kuan Yi Lee / Mananchaya Sawangkaew also moved into quarters.
Matches of boys and girls will be played tomorrow from 9:30 a.m. onwards at CLTA Tennis Stadium.
Results are as below:-
Boys Singles 1st Round
- Siddhant Banthia  bt.Olimjon Nabiev 6-4, 6-2
- Sergey Fomin bt.Atharva Sharma 6-2, 6-1
- Sacchitt Sharma bt. Hazem Naow  7-6(7), 6-3
- Jack Draper  bt. Kabir Manrai 6-1, 6-0
- Roko Savin bt. Shramay Dhawan 6-3, 6-0
- Vasisht Cheruku bt. Rishabh Sharda 6-1, 5-7, 6-3
- Nikit Reddy bt. Rithvik Choudary Bollipalli 6-3, 6-1
- Siddharth Thakran bt. Shashikant Rajput 6-4, 6-3
Girls Singles 1st Round
- Axana Mareen  bt.Shivani Swarup 6-1, 6-3
- Victoria Kalaitzis bt. Priyanka Jakhar 6-0, 6-0
- Mananchaya Sawangkaew bt. Humera Begum Shaik 6-4, 6-2
- Prinkle Singh bt. Esther Adeshina  6-3, 6-2
- Thasaporn Naklo  bt. Harsha Sai Challa 6-1, 6-3
- Aesha Patel bt.Yubarani Banerjee 6-2, 6-2
- Mahak Jain  bt.Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi 6-3, 6-0
- Shivani Manjanna bt. Gauri Bhagia 6-1, 6-2
Boys Doubles 1st Round
- Uisung Park / Hua-Chen Yu  bt. Mritunjay Badola /Abhimanyu Vannemreddy 6-2, 6-3
- Siddhant Banthia / Parikshit Somani  bt. Arthur Craig Pantino / Siddharth Thakran 6-4, 6-2
- Sergey Fomin / Dostanbek Tashbulatov  bt. Kabir Manrai / Sumitpal Singh 7-6(7), 6-4
- Megh Bhargav Patel / Alex Solanki bt. Krishan Hooda / Shashikant Rajput 7-5, 6-2
Girls Doubles 1st Round
- Thasaporn Naklo / Mihika Yadav  bt. Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi / Tanisha Kashyap 7-5, 6-3
- Harsha Sai Challa / Sabhyata Nihalani bt. Priska Madelyn Nugroho / Eunji Oh 7-5, 6-3
- Kuan Yi Lee / Mananchaya Sawangkaew  bt. Muskan Gupta / Shivani Manjanna 6-0, 6-1
- Mahak Jain / Victoria Kalaitzis  bt. Akanksha Bhan / Rhea Verma 6-4, 2-6, 10-8