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Bengaluru, 02 September, 2021
Srikar Doni halted the march of giant killer Raghu Vijay Sumukh to set up a title clash with Sanchit Sudhir Rao in the Boys category of the FSA AITA Talent Series-3 U-14 tennis tournament held under the aegis of KSLTA and conducted by Fortune Sports Academy here on Wednesday.
Raghu who had felled sixth seed in his opening round, today sent the top seed Leethaeesh S Kombil in a grueling quarterfinal encounter 9-7 before succumbing to the fifth seed Srikar 4-9 in the semifinals. Sanchit scored an easy 9-5 win over 8th seed Kristo Babu in the other last four encounter.
Meanwhile in the Girls category, top seed Mahika Reddy maintained her good run to enter the finals with a 9-2 victory over third seed Dharani Dhanyata. In the final, she will take on second seed Varunya CN who brushed aside the challenge of Adya Chaurasia 9-1.
Boys U-14 Semifinals
5-Srikar Doni bt Raghu Vijay Sumukh 9-4; 7-Sanchit Sudhir Rau bt 8-Kristo Babu 9-5.
Raghu Vijay Sumukh bt 1-Lethaeesh S Kombil 9-7; 5-Srikar Doni bt Aahil Ayaz 8-2; 8-Kristo Babu bt 4-Pranav Mahesh 9-6; 7-Sanchit Sudhir Rau bt Arihant Kaul 9-5.
Girls U-14 Semifinals
1-Mahika Reddy bt 3-Dharani Dhanyata 9-2; 2-Varunya CN bt Adya Chaurasia 9-1
1-Mahika Reddy bt Sangeetha BM 9-1; Adya Chaurasia bt 8-Sathvika Choudary 9-4; 3-Dharani Dhanyata bt Karthika Padmakumar 9-8 (4); 2-Varunya CN bt 7-Jeevika Channabyregowda 9-3.
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