New Delhi: Manik Kaushal knocked out fourth seed Shivam Vij 7-5, under 14 boy’s category in the quarterfinal at the Fort Ramgarh YMCA Total Tennis Tournament, held here on Monday.
Manik Kaushal who started the match as an underdog went through initial glitches and at one point was down 3-5, but held on to his nerves and eventually won against the fourth seeded Shivam.
Meanwhile in the U-16 girls’ category, Naemat Aulakh of Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School marched into the finals easily after defeating Suhavani Bhullar 7-0.
Results: Boys’ (U-10) quarter finals: Yuvraj b dharya 6-1; Himanshu Pangal b Gurshan Singh 6-1; Anmol b Dharya Chadda 6-0; Pranav Chopra b Kunal Patial 6-3; (semi-finals): Himanshu Pangal b Yuvraj Singh 8-2; Pranav Chopra b Anmol 8-2; boys’ (U-12): Shivam Vij b Abhay Mohan 7-3; Sumer Sandhu b Arunab Singh 7-1; Gurashish b Gaurav Seth 7-5; Himanshu Pangal b Daksh Marwaha 6-2; Karan Bhalla b Sohrab Singh 6-3; Naman Gupta b Manjot 6-1; Shresth Suman b Neel Singh 6-3; Savneet Bajwa b Agninain 6-0; (quarter-finals): Shivam Vij b Sumer Sandhu 7-2; Karan Bhalla b Naman Gupta 7-2; Savneet Bajwa b Shresth Suman 7-3; (semi-finals): Karan Bhalla b Savneet Bajwa 4-2, 4-1; boys’ (U-14) quarter-finals: Sachit Malhotra b Hari Om 7-2; Karan Bhalla b Parmeet Deol 7-5; Manik Kaushal b Shivam Vij 7-5; Rohit Dhiman b Sohrab Singh 7-0; girls’ (U-12) (1st round): Anupriya b Mansi 5-0; Aashna b Harshita 5-2; Nandini b Shefali 5-0; Nitsimran b Noor Guron 5-3; Rahat b Devika 5-1; (quarter-finals): Komal Preet b Anupriya 5-0; Ashpreet b Rahat 5-0; Khushbeen Kaur b Nitsimran Bhullar 5-2; (semi-finals): Ashpreet b Khushbeen Kaur 7-2; girls’ (U-16) 1st round :Sanjam Preet b Nitsimran 6-2; Abhisha b Raveena 6-3; (quarter-finals): Suhavani Bhullar b Nitsimran 6-2; Naemat Aulakh b Simer Preet 6-2; Komal Preet b Sanjam Preet 7-5; Saryu b Abhisha Jindal 6-0; (semi-finals): Naemat Aulakh b Suhavani 7-0.
By Indian Sports News Network