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Bengaluru, 07 October, 2021
On a day when the matches went with the form, all the four top seeds marched into semifinals of the PBI-CSE AITA Rs 1 lakh prize money Women’s tennis tournament played under the aegis of KSLTA here on Thursday.
Leading the march of seeds was top seed Soha Sadiq of Karnataka who defeated statemate Srinidhi S in straight sets 6-2, 6-1. While the No.2 seed Samhitha Sai (TN) and third seed Akanksha Nitture (Maharashtra) registered easy wins, fourth seed Pooja Ingale, also of Maharashtra, registered a comeback victory after losing the first set.
Results (Seedings in pre-fix, States in brackets)
Women’s singles (Quarterfinals)
1-Soha Sadiq (KAR) (1) bt Srinidhi S (KAR) 6-2, 6-1; 2-Samhitha Sai C (TN) bt 7-Bela Tahamkar (MAH) 6-0, 6-3; 3-Akanksha Nitture (MAH) bt Adithi Are (TS) 6-2, 6-4; 4-Pooja Ingale (MAH) bt Yashaswini Singh Panwar (MP) 2-6, 6-1, 6-4.
1-Soha Sadiq (KAR)/Akanksha Nitture (MAH) bt 4-Bela Tamhankar/Pooja Ingale (both MAH) 6-4, 7-6 (3); 2-Samhitha Sai C/Sai Avanthika (both TN) bt Srinidhi S (KAR)/ Steisha Buddhala (TS) 6-2, 6-4.
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