Day 1: 2022 Asia/Oceania JBJKC Final-Qualifying
By Sujoy Roy | AITA
Eruption of joy after a long wait as the players hit the court on the first day of the Junior Billie Jean King Cup 2022 here in R.K. Khanna Tennis Complex, New Delhi.
Team India is pitted against Malayasia, Uzbekistan, and Iran in Group C of the tournament.
The other Groups have the following teams :
Group A: Japan, Mongolia, and Hong Kong
Group B Australia, Srilanka, Indonesia, and Thailand.
Group: Kazakhstan, Korea, Vietnam, and Singapore.
Two top teams from each group will qualify for the quarterfinals.
Captain of team India and the former Tennis star of the country Archana Venkatraman expressed her hope that our three champs Shruti Ahlawat, Niyati Kukreti, and Riya Sachdeva will prove equal to the challenge of the other teams over the next five days.
Results of the day – 1
Japan defeated Hong Kong : 3-0
- Crossly Mayu bt Lai Ching Laam: 6-4,6-2
- Saito Sara bt Wong Jane Ling Chun: 6-3,6-1
- Crossly Mayu & Saito Sara bt Lai Ching Laam & Wong Jane Ling Chun: 6-1,6-2
Australia defeated Sri Lanka: 3-0
- Jones Emerson bt Serasinghe: 6-1,6-1
- Taylor Lily bt Gajaba: 6-1,6-3
- Rokusek Sarah & Taylor Lily bt Hemakumara & Serasinghe: 6-2,6-2
Thailand defeated Indonesia : 3-0
- Podgorichani Lidia bt Azizah Tiara naura nur : 6-2,6-0
- Thongkum Pimmda bt Maisaroh Kholisa Siti : 6-1,6-2
- Thongkum Pimmda & Maisaroh Kholisa Siti bt Maisaroh Kholisa Siti & Hartono Kholisa Siti : 6-2,6-2
India defeated Malaysia: 2-1
- Kukreti Niyati lost to Chan Yu Chi : 5-7,2-6
- Ahlawat Shruti bt Saw Jo Leen : 6-0, 7-6(5)
- Kukreti Niyati & Ahlawat Shruti bt Chan Yu Chi & Saw Jo Leen : 6-3, 6-0
Uzbekistan defeated Iran : 3-0
- Maromova Shaknoza bt Atfi Nilli : 6-0,6-2
- Chinnova Zlata bt Farzami Mandegar : 7-5,7-6(2)
- Maromova Shaknoza & Olimjonova Sabrina bt Farzami Mandegar Zohourian Vahidmaaghoul : 4-6,6-0,10-1
Kazakhstan defeated Korea: 2-1
- Arystanbekova Assylzhan lost to Kim Ye Eun : 6-3, 4-6, 06
- Nupbay Aiya bt Son Ha Yoon : 6-1, 6-2
- Arystanbekova Assylzhan & Nupbay Aiya bt Kim Ye Eun & Son Ha Yoon : 6-4, 6-1
Vietnam defeated Singapore: 2-1
- Ngo Hong Hanh bt Wong Sofia : 6-3,6-3
- Huynh Ngoc Nhi Sophia lost to Tan Sue Yan : 4-6,1-6
- Huynh Ngoc Nhi Sophia & Ngo Hong Hanh bt Wong Sofia & Tan Sue Yan : 6-2, 6-2