Parth Rai, Akshat Dakshindas, Niharika Chourasia and Maahum Talib triumphed in their respective categories in ‘Road to MSLTA’ Tennis Tournament organised for under-10 and under-12 boys and girls at the MSLTA Tennis Academy, Ramnagar.
In the boys category Parth Rai of CP Club defeated his club colleague Yathartha Fuke 8-6 to win the title. Akshat Dakshindas of Gondwana Club bagged under-10 title defeating Aarravv Dhobley (Gondwana Club) 8-1. In the Under-12 girls final, Niharika while representing NDHTA defeated Bhoomi Samant (Vayusena Club) 9-3. In Under-10 girls summit clash Maahum Owais Talib (Gondwana Club) defeated Anushka Budhraja (NKP Salve Academy) 9-5.
The winners of the Road to MSLTA tournament will be eligible and invited to participate in a coaching camp which will be conducted by MSLTA at one of its academies in Western Maharashtra. They will train under expert coaches for a period of one week. The tournament was coordinated by Vijay Naidu on behalf of NDHTA alongwith the coaching team lead by Suraj Giri.Results:
Under-12 girls final: Niharika Chourasia (NDHTA) bt Bhoomi Samant (Vayusena Club) 9-3 Semis: Niharika beat Setareh Munshi (Ladies Club) 9-3; Bhumi Samant beat Anushka Budhraja (NKP Salve Academy) 9-2.
Under-10 girl final: Maahum Owais Talib (Gondwana Club) beat Anushka Budhraja (NKP Salve Academy) 9-5. Semis: Mahuum beat Mishka Tayade (Gondwana Club) 9-4e Anushka beat Riya Choudhary (NDHTA) 9-2.
U-12 boys single: Parth Rai (CP Club) beat Yatharth Fuke (CP Club) 8-6. Semis: Parth Rai (CP Club) beat Manvendra Trivedi (NDHTA) 8-0, Ayansh Bal (CP Club) 6-3.
U-10 boys : Akshat Dakshindas (Gondwana Club) beat Aarravv Dhobley (Gondwana Club) 8-1.Semis: Aarravv Dhobley (Gondwana Club) beat Aahan Shori (Gondwana Club) in the Semifinals 6-2; Akshat Dakshindas (Gondwana Club) beat Khushal Shiv Tumane 8-1 (Gondwana Club).