Siddharth and Eshita continue winning run

Siddharth and Eshita continue winning runLucknow: Uttar Pradesh’s Siddharth Vishwakarma and Eeshita Pandey continued their winning spree in the 1st ACC Cup Men’s And Women’s open One Lac (Rs.1, 00,000) Prize Money Tennis Championship-2012, upsetting Delhi’s Gaurav Bhatia (Dli) 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(7-3), at the BBDUP Badminton Academy Sports development Society Synthetic Tennis Court here in Gomti Nagar here today.

Siddharth, who also made it to the quarterfinals of the men’s singles earlier in the day, was ruthless to seventh seed Vijay Bhardwaj from Haryana while scripting 6-0,6-1 win at court No 1. But, it was top seed Chandril Sood form UP’s who beat state mate player Saneesh M. Mishra by 6-3, 6-1 in a thrilling pre-quarterfinal encounter.

Third seed UP’s Lakshit Sood winning the game beat Sanjib Kerketta form west Bengal by 6-3, 6-3.

In another exciting encounter of the day, sixth seeded B.Sai Saran Reddy from Andra Pradesh beat Karnataka’s Vishnu Jinna by 6-4, 6-4.

Vilasier Khate of National Tennis Academy outplayed second seed Brahmjot Singh of Delhi 7-6(7-1), 3-6, 7-6(7-4).

Meanwhile upsets continued in women’s singles pre-quarters as well as seventh seed Tulina Nan from west Bengal beaten by UP’s Eeshita Pandey 6-2,6-0. Second seed Damini Sharma of UP’s losing beat state mate Shivana Zadi 6-0, 6-1. In another interesting battle in the category, UP’s Shubhi Dwivedi beat home state and eight seed player Om Lata Rai 6-2,6-2.

By Indian Sports News Network