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Sehaj scores upset win enroute to quarterfinal of FSA AITA CS7 U-18 C’ship.

Sehaj scores upset win enroute to quarterfinal of FSA AITA CS7 U-18 C’ship

Bengaluru, 16 November, 2021   

Sehaj Singh Pawar rallied brilliantly to send home the fancied sixth seed Vaibha Krishna and advance to the quarterfinals of the FSA AITA CS& U-18 Championship at the Fortune Sports Academy courts here on Tuesday.

On a day where the organisers barely managed to finish the first round matches owing to incessant overnight rains, Sehaj after losing the first set 2-6, bounced back to take the second set with a similar margin before signing off with a win in the super tie-breaker at 10-8. In the only other pre-quarterfinal match that was possible, fourth seed Sushanka Sridhar beat Sadu Revanth of Andhra Pradesh 6-2, 6-3.

Results (Pre-fix denotes seeds, all from Karnataka unless mentioned in brackets)

Boys U-18 Singles (Round-2)

Sehaj Singh Pawar bt 6-Vaibhav Krishna 2-6, 6-2, 10-8; 4-Sushanka Sridhar bt Sadu Revanth (AP) 6-2, 6-3.

(Round-1)

Siddanth Sastry bt Aditya HV 6-3, 6-1; 7-Priyansh Solanki bt Joy Das (UP) 6-0, 6-0; Vishal Vasudev bt Sooraj Vijayakumar 7-6 (7-3), 6-3; Vedansh Reddiyar bt Abhay K Bharadwaj 6-0, 6-0

Girls U-18 Singles (Round-1)

Gurleen Kaur Khanuja bt Harshita Gogineni 6-2, 6-0; Sai Sahasra Badam bt Nikanshi Chaurasia  6-0, 6-2; Mahika Reddy bt Manasvini 6-4, 6-0; Vanya Srivastava bt Vanshika Borkar 6-0, 6-0.


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