Olympian Vishnu Vardhan from Telangana entered the main draw in Gondwana Club – Dinshaw’s Mens AITA Ranking Tennis Tournament at Gondwana Club, here on Sunday.
In the qualifying round that concluded on Sunday, Vardhan thrashed Denim Yadav of Mahdya Pradesh 6-0, 6-0.
Along with Vardhan, Dhruv Sanish (MH), Rishi Reddy (KA), Yash Chaurasia (UP), Shahbaaz Khan (MH), Vasisht Cheruku (KA), Drona Walia (UK) and Ayush Sharma (RJ) entered the main draw. The tournament will be inaugurated on Monday by Gondwana Club president Saket Daga at 9 a.m.
Dhruv Sunish (MH) bt Amar TD (KA) 6-2, 6-3; Rishi Reddy (KA) bt Lanka Suhith Reddy (TS) 6-3, 6-3; Yash Chaurasia (UP) bt Tathaghat Charantimath (KA) 7-5, 6-2; Vishnu Vardhan (TS) bt Denim Yadav (MP) 6-0, 6-0; Shahbaaz Khan (MH) bt Ritvik Kashyap (DL) 6-3, 6-3; Vasisht Cheruku (KA) bt Tushar Madan (DL) 6-2, 6-4; Drona Walia (UK) bt Suyash Wardhan Sharma (MP) 6-1, 6-1; Ayush Sharma (RJ) bt Anand Mohan (MH) 6-2, 6-4.
Seedings: 1. Dhruv Sunish (MH), 2. Rishi Reddy (KA), 3. Kunal Anand (DL), 4.Jatin Dahiya (DL), 5. Prithvi Sekhar (TN), 6. Lakshya Gupta (UP), 7. Armaan Bhatia (MH), 8. Chirag Duhan (HR)