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Posted at: Jun 10, 2019, 6:54 AM; last updated: Jun 10, 2019, 6:54 AM (IST)

Shrawasti, Shourya claim twin titles

Shrawasti, Shourya claim twin titles
Gaurav Kumar in action during the STA Open Tournament at the Sector 1 Chandigarh Club complex on Sunday. Pradeep Tewari

Chandigarh, June 9

Shrawasti Kundilya and Shourya Jishtu claimed twin titles on the concluding day of the STA Open Tennis Tournament at the Sector 1 Chandigarh Club today.

In the combined U-10 final, Shrawasti fought down a tough challenge from Akhil Beniwal to register a 6-5(1) victory. Earlier in the semifinals, she had blanked Vrishin Awasthi 4-0 and Beniwal had overpowered Kabir Mehta with an identical 4-0 scoreline.

Shrawasti won her second title by defeating Dhriti Prashar 6-3. Jishtu claimed the boys’ U-12 title by defeating Daksh Kapoor. In the semis, Jishtu had overpowered Devansh Parajuli 6-3 while Kapoor defeated Gopaljee 6-3. In the boys’ U-14 final, Jishtu overpowered Hriday Panday 6-4. Jishtu had defeated Samarpit Bhatia 6-2 to confirm his berth in the final, while Panday blanked Kapoor 6-4.

Gaurav Kumar, meanwhile, won the boys’ U-16 final by defeating Kartik Sunil 6-3. Kumar defeated Dhairya 6-1 and Sunil overpowered Sabhya 6-2. In the girls’ U-14 final, Dhriti Prashar blanked Poonam 6-0, while in the girls’ U-16 final Khushleen overpowered Tamanna 6-4. —TNS

Results 

  • Combined U-10 : Shrawasti Kundilya bt Akhil Beniwal 6-5 (1)
  • Boys' U-12: Shourya Jishtu bt Daksh Kapoor 6-4 
  • Boys’ U-14: Shourya Jishtu bt Hriday Panday 6-4
  • Boys' U-16: Gaurav Kumar bt Kartik Sunil 6-3
  • Girls' U-12:  Shrawasti Kundilya bt Dhriti Prashar 6-3
  • Girls’ U-14: Dhriti Prashar bt Poonam 6-0
  • Girls’ U-16: Khushleen Kaur bt Tamanna 6-4

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