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Yashaswini stuns Prathiba to enter quarterfinals at AITA Women’s tennis.

Yashaswini stuns Prathiba to enter quarterfinals at AITA Women’s tennis

Bengaluru, 06 October, 2021   

Unseeded Yashaswini Singh of Madhya Pradesh stunned fifth seed and home favourite Prathiba Prasad Narayan to enter the quarterfinals of the PBI-CSE AITA Rs 1 lakh Women’s tennis tournament played under the aegis of KSLTA here on Wednesday. The 19-year-old outplayed the fancied player in straight sets 6-3, 6-3.

Meanwhile, top seed Soha Sadiq of Karnataka overcame some stiff resistance from statemate Vanshita Pathania before advancing to the last eight stage. After taking the first set 6-2, Soha was down 1-5 but recovered superbly to take the set into a tie-breaker which she won at 4.  

Results (Seedings in pre-fix, States in brackets)

Women’s singles (Pre-quarterfinals)

1-Soha Sadiq (KAR) (1) bt Vanshita Pathania (KAR) 6-2, 7-6 (7-4); 3-Akanksha Nitture (MAH) bt Kashmira Manohar (KAR) 6-1, 6-2; Srinidhi S (KAR) bt Yashika Venu (KAR) 6-3, 6-4; 2-Samhitha Sai C (TN) bt Lakshanya Vishwanath (KAR) 3-6, 6-2, 6-0; Yashaswini Singh Panwar (MP) bt 5-Prathiba Prasad Narayan (KAR) 6-3, 6-3; Adithi Are (TS) bt Apoorva SB (KAR) 6-4, 6-0; 4-Pooja Ingale (MAH) bt Sudipta Senthil Kumar (MAH) 6-3, 6-2; 7-Bela Tahamkar (MAH) (7) bt Saidiya Balaji (TN) 6-3, 7-5.

Doubles (Quarterfinals) 

2-Samhitha Sai C (TN)/ Sai Avanthika (TN) bt Anusha Kondavetti (AP)/Yashaswini Singh Panwar (MP) 7-5, 6-4; 4-Bela Tamhankar (MAH)/Pooja Ingale (MAH) bt Veda Varshita (TS)/Bala Gayathri Snigdha (TS) 6-2, 6-2; Srinidhi S (KAR)/ Steisha Buddhala (TS) bt Pragathi Narayan Prasad (KAR)/ Pratibha Narayan Prasad (KAR) 6-3, 6-2.


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