Sahaja keeps AP hopes alive
Unseeded Sahaja Yamalapalli kept the Andhra Pradesh flag flying high while storming into the girls singles semifinals of the National ranking tennis tourni at Cosmopolitan Club courts here on Wednesday.
Bhimavaram: Unseeded Sahaja Yamalapalli kept the Andhra Pradesh flag flying high while storming into the girls singles semifinals of the National ranking tennis tourni at Cosmopolitan Club courts here on Wednesday.
She defeated Tamil Nadu girl Sweta Sri Hari in straight sets in their quarterfinal showdown. She is joined in the last four by Gujarat’s top seeded Eetee Maheta, Nitya Raj Babu (2) and Sara Yadav, the fourth seed from Madhya Pradesh.
Results-Women singles quarterfinals: Eetee Maheta (GJ-1) bt Humera Shaik (AP) 6-1,6-2; Sahaja Yamalapalli (AP) bt Sweta Sri Hari(TN)6-2,6-1; Nitya Raj Babu(TN-2) bt Shreya Tatavarty (AP)7-5,6-2; Sara Yadav (MP-4) bt Harshita Chugh (HR)6-2,6-1; Men singles quarterfinals: Dakshineswar Suresh(TN) bt Gaurang(DL)6-3,0-0 (Retd); Suraj Prabodh(KA-1) bt Rithvik Anand(TN-7)6-1,6-3; Jayesh Punglaiya (MH-4) bt Hardeep Sandhu (PB-5)6-3,6-2; Women doubles first round: Sahaja Yamlapalli/Y Sai Dedeepya bt Shruthi Gupta/Harshita Chugh 6-4,6-3; Shilipi Swaroopa/Anaam Almas w/o from Apoorvas/Akshaya Suresh(TN); Prathiba Narayan/ Pragari Narayan bt Arushi Basin/Nithya Babu 0-6,7-6(3),10-7; S Praveena/Omlata Kumari bt Priyanka Rodricks/Sri Sai Lakshmi 6-2,6-3; Shreya Tatavarthy /Hemera Shaik bt Adrija Biswas/Sara Yadav 6-3,6-3; Eetee Mahita/Saumya Vig bt Anusha Kondaveeti/Sindhu Janagam 6-0,6-0; Aarthi Muniyan/Tanasha Khandpur bt Avishka Gupta/ Sameera 6-2,6-2; Men doubles first round: Yash Yadav/Kunal Vazirani (1) bt Theyjo J Oges/ Raghavendra Subramanyam 6-3,6-3; Shaik Abdullah/Osama Shaik(2) bt Ajay N Pruthvi/Tarun Anirudh 6-1,7-6(5); Krishna Teja Ankam/Durga Himakesh bt Yuvrag Singh/Mohit Bharadwaj7-3,3-6,6-4; Ihsan Hussain/Rithvik Anand(4) bt Gaurang/Ominder Baisoya 7-5,6-2; Taha Kapadia/ Rishi Reddy bt Ojas Ratee/Pallav Kumar 6-3,6-4; Ravishankar Satyaraj/Jude Raymond bt Jatin Dahiya/Suraj R Prabodh 7-5,6-2.