Rashmikaa in ITF title clash
Fourth seeded Tanisha Kashyap and Telangana State’s fifth seeded Shrivalli Rashmikaa will clash for the girl’s singles title in the ITF Juniors Grade 5 at the Indore Tennis Club here on Saturday.
Indore: Fourth seeded Tanisha Kashyap and Telangana State’s fifth seeded Shrivalli Rashmikaa will clash for the girl’s singles title in the ITF Juniors Grade 5 at the Indore Tennis Club here on Saturday.
Meanwhile, in a rare honour for Telangana State, Hyderabad teenager M Theertha Shashank won the boys doubles title on Friday. It was a stupendous performance by him because he made winning amends after losing the singles semifinals to Karan Srivastav in a closely contested three-set match.
The third seeded Shashank and Ritwik Chowdury rallied from a second set jolt to eventually seal the issue with a 6-3, 4-6, 10-7 verdict over second seeded Megh Bhargav Patel and Atharva Sharma.
Earlier, in their respective girls semifinals, Shrivalli was in a awesome form while demolishing the third seeded Shivani Ingle in straight sets. Tanisha did well to recover from a first set loss before conquering Vineetha Mumadi.
Results - Results-Girls semifinals: Shrivalli Rashmikaa (5) bt Shivani Ingle (3) 6-3, 6-3; Tanisha Kashyap (4) bt Vineetha Mumadi 3-6, 7-6, 6-0; Boys singles semifinals: Karan Srivastav (6) bt M Theertha Shashank (8) 6-3, 6-7, 6-3; Doubles- Final: M Theertha Shashank/Ritwik Chowdury (3) bt Megh Bhargav Patel/Atharva Sharma (2) 6-3, 4-6, 10-7.