News - Match - Player
Mandya, 09 February, 2021
While it was Arjun Manikandan who created ripples yesterday, it was his namesake Arjun Soori’s turn to hog the limelight after sending home the third seed Laksh Thapliyal of Delhi to enter the pre-quarterfinals of the PET Cup TS-7 hosted by Top Serve Tennis Academy here on Tuesday. Arjun was an easy 6-1, 6-1 winner over the fancied player.
Meanwhile, Unnathi Muralidhar scored an upset win the Girls U-12 category with a 6-4, 6-0 victory over fourth seed Sara Rajesh.
Results (Seeding in pre-fix and State (unless Karnataka) in parenthesis)
Arjun Soori bt 3-Laksh Thapliyal (DEL) 6-1, 6-1; Anirudh Palanisamy bt Sanjay Girish Kumar 5-7, 6-4, 7-5.
1-Karthika Padmakumar bt Adya Chaurasia 6-1, 4-6 (10-8); 6-Likvitha Kanta bt P Anila Kupia (TN) 6-1, 6-1; 3-Jeevika Channabyregowda bt Jnanika MS 6-3, 6-2; Akshara RV bt Vasundhara Balajee (TN) 6-2, 4-6 (10-7); 8-Deshna Bhattacharya bt Mahiya Kaushik 6-1,6-1; 5-Gouri Yale bt Disha Kumar 6-4, 6-3; 2-Shravya Numburi (TN) bt Saanvi Naik 6-0, 6-1
Unnathi Muralidhar bt 4-Sara Rajesh 6-4, 6-0; Akshara RV bt Sanmitha Harini (TN) 6-3, 6-2; 8-Deshna Bhattacharya bt Aditi Khanapuri 6-2, 6-1; Jnanika MS bt Kruthika Ramamurthy 6-2, 6-3; Vasundhara Balajee (TN) bt 7-Harshika Satish 6-4, 6-4; Mahiya Kaushik bt Ira Tripathi 7-5, 6-4;
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