Jatin Dahiya in quarterfinals
Third seed Jatin Dahiya had to sweat it out for a 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(5) victory against Abhishek Gaur in the pre-quarterfinals of the Rs.100,000 AITA men’s ranking tennis tournament at the CLTA Complex on Wednesday.
In the quarterfinals, Jatin will face Hardeep Singh Sandhu who beat qualifier Shashank Teertha 7-5, 7-6(1).
The other top five seeds, VM Ranjeet, Dalwinder Singh, Suraj Prabodh and Faisal Qamar were joined by Calvin Golmei and Armaan Bhatia in the quarterfinals.
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): VM Ranjeet bt Digvijay Singh Mehta 6-3, 6-1; Faisal Qamar bt Irfan Husain 7-6(3), 6-3; Jatin Dahiya bt Abhishek Gaur 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(5); Hardeep Singh Sandhu bt Shashank Teertha 7-5, 7-6(1); Calvin Golmei bt Megh Patel 6-3, 6-2; Suraj Prabodh bt Ayyooque Ahmed Khan 6-2, 6-1; Armaan Bhatia bbt Gunjan Jadhav 6-4, 6-1; Dalwinder Singh bt Deepender Singh Bains 6-4, 7-6(6).
Doubles (quarterfinals): Atharva Sharma & Armaan Bhatia bt Naesar Jewoor & Ravikiran Ribhav 6-3, 7-5; Dalwinder Singh & Jatin Dahiya bt Calvin Golmei & Digvijay Singh Mehta 6-3, 7-6(6); Jagmeet Singh & Faisal Qamar bt Shashank Teertha & Gunjan Jaddhav 7-6(4), 7-6(3); Hardeep Sandhu & Megh Patel bt Rhythm Malhotra & Shubham Malhotra 6-4, 6-4.
(Courtesy: The Hindu)