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Tennis championship: Chandigarh’s Ditti stuns Haryana’s fourth seed Alexa Jagdeep

Tennis championship: Chandigarh’s Ditti stuns Haryana’s fourth seed Alexa Jagdeep

Prateek Beniwal returns a shot to Aarav Bishnoi during a tennis match in Chandigarh. Ravi Kumar



Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 8

Chandigarh’s Ditti Prajapat stunned Haryana’s fourth seed Alexa Jagdeep, during a match of the girls’ U-18 qualifying (first round) event on the opening day of the CLTA-AITA National Series Tennis Tournament. Ditti won the first set 6-2. However, in the second set, she faced a tough competition from Alexa before logging a 5-7 (10-8) win in the tie-break.

In the boys’ U-18 category, local contender Saksham Bikram Shah recorded a comeback 3-6 7-6 (6) (10-8) win over third seed Manipur’s Ashwajit Senjam after a seesaw battle. Punjab’s Jaideep Singh defeated Sankalp Sachdev 6-0 6-2, and Haryana’s second seed Aryan Chauhan overpowered Arnav Singh Rajput 6-1 6-1. Devansh Parajuli easily defeated Satyam Dadwal 6-1 6-0 and another local challenger Vrishin Awasthi defeated Punjab’s Digvijay Bareja 6-1 6-1. Delhi’s Ojas Mehlawat defeated Punjab’s Vivaan Khatri 6-1 6-0 and Arnav Chauhdary of Maharashtra defeated Armaan Singh 6-3 6-4. Paramveer Singh also sailed into final qualifying round by defeating Shaurya Kumar 6-0 6-4 and Gaurish Madaan overpowered Maharashtra’s Bhav Nangia without conceding a single game.

Shorya Jishtu defeated Shaurya Bisht 6-3 6-3, Aarav Bishnoi ousted Prateek Beniwal 6-2 6-1 and Aarav Chawla overpowered Vedant Sharma 6-1 6-0 in other one-sided matches.

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