Kajal creates the biggest flutter of the day at U-18 Championship Series
Kaajal Ramisetty celebrated the New Year by creating the biggest flutter of the day when she showed third seed Utsah Kalra the door with a 8-6 victory in the first round of the AITA Under-18 Tennis Championship Series that began at the
Rohan Bopanna The Sports School Tennis Academy here on Monday. The three day event is held under the aegis of AITA and KSLTA and has attracted some of the top players from across the country.
In the other upsets of the day, Aditya Arora who trains at Rohan Bopanna’s Academy was a 8-2 winner over fifth seed Ved Sharan in the Boys category while Shreenidhi Balaji blanked fifth seed Charmi Gopinath 8-0 in the Girls section.
Results (Round of 32) (seedings in parenthesis)
Nithilan Eric (1) bt Gowin Sehwag 8-2; Tarun Rashwak bt Soma Suhas 8-2; Rishivandhan bt Raghav B Sai 8-0; Manan Nath (6) w/o Gowtham R Reddy; Ninad Ravi (3) bt Rishi Raghavendra 8-3; Kunsh M Gowda bt Vasudev M Vishal 8-1; Ritabrata Sarkar bt Michael Jason David 8-1; Aditya Arora bt Ved Sharan (5) 8-2; Adith Amarnath (8) bt Tarun Vetrivelan 8-4; Mandeep K Reddy bt Bhuvan Prakash 8-5; Sushanka BS bt Priyansh Solanki 8-2; Skanda Prasanna Rao (4) bt Anirudh Aditya 8-5; Dev Sinha (7) bt Som Reddy 8-1; Arunava Majumdar bt Hanush Anand 8-4; Akarsh Gaonkar bt Sriniketh Kannan 8-2; Nikhil Niranjan (2) bt Saksham Attray 8-0
Reshma Maruri (1) W/o Monisha Devarakonda; Sonicka Jagdeesh bt Vihara Shrestha 8-6; Siri Patil bt Poorva Reddy 8-4; Yashika Venu (6) bt Presha Shanthamoorthi 8-1; Kajal Ramisetty bt Utsah Kalra (3) 8-6; Zynah Amber Salar bt Inchara Hiremath 8-7 (7); Bharatiyana B bt Kavya Shankar 8-1; Shreenidhi Balaji bt Charmi Gopinath (5) 8-0; Oviya Balthasar bt Meghana P (8) 8-6; Tanisha Desai bt Hridayeshi B Pai 8-5; Nayana M Malangi bt Sangeetha BM 8-2; Samiksha Dabbas (4) bt Sunanda Sri 8-5; Amodini V Naik bt Subratha Suhranjali (7) 8-3; Arushi Paliwal bt Anushka P Garimella 8-4; Gagana Mohan Kumar bt Hareni Elanchezian 8-5; Suhitha Maruri bt Samridhi Pokarna 8-2