CLTA trainee Pranav Suri overpowered Dhruv Pal 6-3,2-6,6-0 while another CLTA ward Rahul Seth got the better of Denys Baranevich of Ukraine 6-1, 6-1 in the first round of the qualifiers played during ITF Junior Grade Tournament being held at the CLTA Stadium, Sector 10, Chandigarh. Meanwhile in the girls section, CLTA trainees Nandini Sharma and Nikita N Bishnoi locked horns with each other. Nandini upset eight seed Nikita 7-5,6-2 to move ahead. All seeded players moved into the second round without much resistance from the opponents. Matches of the second round will be held on Sunday.
(Boys): Rohan Samant(Ind) bt Rishabh Dahiya(Ind) 64,2-6,6-3. Tejas Kapoor(Ind) bt Yashvardhan Singh(Ind) 6-3, 7-6(9), Rohan Punj(Ind) bt Dheer Anuj Singh Bhatti(Ind) 6-3,6-0, Ishaan Saigal(Ind) bt Saitejas Mopuri(Ind), 2-6,6-1,7-5, Pranav Suri bt Dhruv Pal, 6-3,2-6,6-0, Alex Solanki(Ind) bt Allen Koundan(Ind) 6-2,6- 1, Rahul Seth(Ind) bt Denys Baranevich(Ukr) 6-1, 6-1, Taran Mundkur(Ind) bt Parasdeep S Virk(Ind) 6- 4,6-3, Boi Yui Huang(Tpe) bt Adhhayan Bhanu(Ind) 6-3,6-2Yun Ruei Wen (Tpe) bt Taha Kapadia(Ind) 6-4,6-4, Rana Roop S Bhullar(Ind) bt Sultan S Atwal 5-7,6-0,7- 6(8), Paramveer S Bajwa(Ind) bt Barun Gill(USA), Ansu Bhuyan(Ind) bt Samrat S Rana(Ind) 6-3,6-2. Ho Jun Lee(Tpe), Blaji Lakshmanan(Ind) (Byes), Gagan Sharma(Ind) (Byes) .
(Girls):Yuchia Chen(Tpe) bt Sachi Belwal(Ind) 6-3,6-1, Nidhi Surapaneni(Ind) bt Aastha Malhotra(Ind) 6-0, 6-0, Bhumika Sharma(Ind) bt Sabrina Gill(USA) 3-6,6- 4,6-0, Nandini Sharma(Ind) bt Nikita N Bishnoi 7-5,6-2, Harsimran Kaur(Ind) bt Aarushi Kakkar(Ind) 6-2,6-4, Avika Sagwal( ind) bt Ayna Arora(Ind) 7-5, 6-1, Shubhika Dubey(Aus) bt Nishtha Dudeja(Ind) 6- 2,6-4.