Ishaque Eqbal in quarterfinals in Jassowal
Second seed Ishaque Eqbal got past Lakshit Sood 6-4, 7-5 in the pre-quarterfinals of the Rs.250,000 AITA men’s ranking tennis tournament organised by the Harvest Tennis Academy in Jassowal on Tuesday.
In the quarterfinals, Ishaque will face seventh seed Lakshya Gupta.
Top seed Kunal Anand endured a three-set encounter to book a quarterfinal against former national champion Mohit Mayur.
Another former national champion Dalwinder Singh will play against his fellow trainee Suraj Prabodh in the quarterfinals.
Shashank Theertha made the quarterfinal by beating Abhishek Gaur and will challenge fourth seed Jatin Dahiya.
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Kunal Anand bt Mandeep Yadav 6-1, 3-6, 6-3; Mohit Mayur bt Shubham Malhotra 6-0, 6-1; Dalwinder Singh bt Chandril Sood 6-2, 6-4; Suraj Prabodh bt Yuvraj Singh 6-0, 6-4; Shashank Theertha bt Abhishek Gaur 6-3, 6-4; Jatin Dahiya bt Taha Kapadia 6-2, 6-3; Lakshya Gupta bt Calvin Golmei 6-3, 7-5; Ishaque Eqbal bt Lakshit Sood 6-4, 7-5.
Doubles (quarterfinals): Mohit Mayur & Ishaque Eqbal bt Karan Singh & Sunil Kumar 6-3, 6-3; Shashank Theertha & Taha Kapadia bt Ankit Jaiswal & Kartik Parihar 6-3, 6-3; Chandril Sood & Lakshit Sod bt Kunal Anand & Ankit Chopra 2-6, 6-4, [10-1]; Anurag Nenwani & Yash Yadav bt Ominder Baisoya & Shubham Malhotra 6-2, 6-2.
(Courtesy: The Hindu)