In a major upset unseeded Om Kakad shocked fourth seed Yashwardhan Singh 4-6, 602, 6-4 to make it to the quarterfinals in MSLTA Yonex Sunrise Super Series Tennis Tournament organised by Nagpur District Hardcourt Tennis Association at Ram Nagar court here on Tuesday.
This match lasted two hours and forty minutes with both players hitting hard volleys and placing the ball excellently.. However other seeded players had smooth sailing. The quarterfinals for all four categories will be played on Wednesday from 8 a.m.onwards.
Boys Pre-QF: Chirag Duhan (S-1) beat Kashit Nagrale 7-5, 6-3; Anand Marathe beat Soham Jane 6-1, 6-2; Om Kakad beat Yashwardhan Singh (S-4) 4-6, 6-2, 6-4; Nirav Shetty (S-8) beat Khushan Choudhari 6-0, 6-0; Dhananjay Athreya (S-5) beat Rohan Patel 6-0, 6-3; Anargha Ganguly (S-3) beat Arnav Paparkar 6-0, 6-1; Kris Nasa (S-6) bat Sourish Singh 6-4, 6-1; Heerak Vora (S-2) beat Ishan Godbharle 6-1, 6-0
GirlsPre-QF: Radhika Mahajan (S-1) beat Siyaa Deshmukh 6-0, 6-0; Riya Bhosale beat Madhura Shende 6-2, 6-1; Naisha Srivastav (S-5) beat Raissa Dadhich 6-1, 6-2; Aarya Patil (S-6) beat Ria Washimkar 6-3, 6-2; Ishita Jadhav (S-3) beat Pakhi Bhat 6-0, 6-1; Karthika Vijay (S-7) beat Sejal Bhutada 6-0, 6-0; Sai Bhoyar (S-2) beat Sanjivani Kutwal 6-2, 6-1
Boys doubles main draw: Kashit Nagrale and Saksham Thool beat Daiwik Pundir and Rurik Rajni 6-2, 6-0; Anand Marathe and Rahul Ravi beat Arnav Kokane and Radheya Shahane 6-2. 7-6 (4); Ishan Godbharle and Arnav Paparkar beat Chandrahas Ambati and Shanan Wankhede 6-0, 6-0
Girls: Raissa Dadich and NIharika Deshmukh beat Siddhi Khot and Riddhima Shaw 6-2, 6-4; Soha Patil and Riya Washimkar beat Sejal Bhutada and Angel Jhamnani 6-2, 6-1; Pakhi Bhat and Milee Chug beat Madhura Shende and Raheen Taranum 6-2, 7-5