The Nagpur District Championship Lawn Tennis Tournament 2021 started in right earnest for the Men’s and Women’s category on Saturday 27th November at the MSLTA Tennis Academy in Ramnagar.
A lot of players from all over the city took part in this tournament. All the recognised players of the city advanced in their category. Men’s Singles threw no surprises and Soham Jane, Om Dhok, Rohit Mirpuri and Dr Alok Umre sailed into the semifinals. In the Men’s Doubles, it was smooth sailing for top two pairs of Soham Jane-Anand Marathe and Om Dhok-Pankaj Bendre and they will clash in the finals on Sunday morning.
In the Women’s Singles category, Deepali Gawande gave some resistance before losing to Kalyani Somewar while Priyanka Warnekar went down fighting with Shivangi Prasad to set-up a semi-finals with Tanaya Chaudhary. The results are as under
Men’s SinglesSecond RoundVasant Vallabhdas beat Krishna Jaipuria 6-1; Karthik Trivedi beat Subodh Sathe 6-4; Om Dhok beat Navin Mahutpure 6-0Rohit Mirpuri beat Karthik Kali 6-0; Ashraf Ali beat Manish Binjade 6-0; Dr Alok Umre beat Jimmy Oberoi 6-0; Nirant Khot beat Sahil Lanjewar 6-2
Quarterfinals: Soham Jane beat Vasant Vallabhdas 6-1; Om Dhok beat Karthik Trivedi 6-3; Rohit Mirpuri beat Ashraf Ali 7-5; Dr Alok Umre bear Nirant Khot 6-3
Men’s Doubles Second Round: Subodh Sathe-Ganesh Kshirsagar beat Ishan Dani-Rushi Pinge 6-0; Manish Binjade-Rohit beat Ankit Thool-Navin 6-2; Dr Alok Umre-Nandan Warnekar beat Amol Dhawal-Abheenash Tambekar 7-6 (9-7);Sahil-Shresth beat Rajesh-Praful 6-0
Quarterfinals: Soham Jane-Anand Marathe beat Karthik Trivedi-Umang 6-0; Subodh Sathe-Ganesh Kshirsagar beat Karthik-Navin 6-4Manish-Rohit beat Alok-Nandan 6-2; Om Dhok-Pankaj beat Sahil-Shresth 6-1
Semifinals: Soham Jane-Anand Marathe beat Subodh Sathe-Ganesh Kshirsagar 6-0Om Dhok-Pankaj Bendre beat Manish-Rohit 6-1