Tennis Tourney: Kaavya Sawheny, Suraj Prabodh, Kunal Anand advance to finals

Chandigarh, Oct 11 (UNI) Top seed Suraj Prabodh of Karnataka sailed into men’s singles final of the The Tribune” State Tennis Championship for Men and Women and CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament for Boys and Gir’s under-16 at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here on Thursday.

Suraj Prabodh defeated Jatin Dahiya in 3 setter match. Suraj won the first set 7-6(7), In second set Jatin fought back very well and took the set 6-2. In the final set Suraj maintained his rhythm and played in a top form to closed the match and set 6-2 without getting much resistance from opponent. 

Suraj will play with Kunal Anand men’s singles final on Friday at Centre Court. In another men’s singles semifinals Kunal Anand got w/o from V.M. Ranjeet.

In women’s singles semifinals top seed Sai Samitha defeated Farat Aleen Qamar in straight sets 6-3, 6-1. In the second semifinals second seed Humera Shaik defeated Pratibha Narayan 6-2, 7-6(4).

In women’s doublessemifinals Kaavya Sawhney and Dedeepya Sai upset second seed Anaam Almas and Sharanya Shetty 6-2, 6-2. In the another Semifinals top seed Sai Samitha Chandra and Humera Shaik defeated Arthi Muniyan and Megha Muthukumaran 6-1, 6-1. Top seed Mohit Mayur and Sahil Gaware will play second seed Ishaque Eqbal and Mohammed Fahad in men’s doubles final tomorrow. 

In juniors boys under-16 singles Semifinals top seed Abhay Mohan, CLTA Trainee defeated Shubham Kundu of Karnataka 3-6, 6-4. 6-2. In the another Semifinals Aryan Thakur defeated Amitoj Singh 6-7(6), 6-3, 6-3. In juniors Girls under-16 singles Semifinals top seed Riya Kahushik defeated Amreen Sidhu 7-6(4), 2-6, 7-5. A 

Men’s singles (semi-finals): Suraj R. Prabodh (KA) [Q] [1] bt. Jatin Dahiya (DL) 7-6(7), 2-6, 6-2, Kunal Anand (DL) [6] w/o V.M. Ranjeet (TN) [5].

Women’s singles (semi-finals): Sai Samhitha (TN) [1] bt. Farat Aleen Qamar (RJ) 6-3, 6-1, Humera Shaik (TS) [2] bt. Prathiba Narayan (KA) [3] 6-2. 7-6(4).
Men’s doubles (semi-finals): Mohit Mayur (TN) / Sahil Gaware (TN) [1] bt. Vilasier Khate (HR) / Amarnath Arora (DL) [4] 6-3, 6-3, Ishaque Eqbal (WB) / Mohammed Fahad (TN) [2] bt. Udayan Bhakar (GJ) / Taha Kapadia (TS) 6-3, 6-3 

Women’s doubles (semi-finals): Sai Samitha Chandra (TN) / Humera Shaik (TS) [1] bt. Arthi Muniyan (TN) / Megha Muthukumaran (TN) 6-1, 6-1, Dedeepya Sai (TS) / Kaavya Sawhney (UP) bt. Anaam Almas (OD) / Sharanya Shetty (MH) [2] 6-2, 6-2 

Boy’s under-16 dingles (semi-finals): Abhay Mohan (CH) [1] bt. Shubham Kundu (KA) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2, Aryan Thakur (CH) [6] bt. Amitoj Singh (CH) 6-7(6), 6-3, 6-3

Girl’s under-16 singles (s-finals): Riya Kaushik (CH) [1] bt. Amreen Sidhu (CH) 7-6(4), 2-6, 7-5.