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Utkal open tennis : Finalists lined up
Sportslogon Team January 6th 2018

Bhubaneswar : Fourth seeded Ameek Kiran Batth was caused the major upset of the day by wining over top seeded Anaam Almas by 7-6(2),6-2 and barged into the final of the women’s singles category in the 5th edition of the All Odisha Utkal Open Tennis Tournament at Kalinga Stadium on Saturday.

Ameek will meet Rutuparna Choudhary in the title clash on Sunday, Rutuparna entered the final by defeating Ananya Yadav 6-1,6-1.

In the boys U-14 event, Rourkala boy tenth seeded Rabi Narayan Sahoo was conformed his place in the final by beating second seeded Vayam Ksishna by 6-2,6-1 and he will face top seeded Yashraj Nayak in the final.

Similarly, third seeded Alina Sayed was entered the final by defeating top seeded Archita Sahoo 6-4,6-2, she will fight with second seeded Sohini Mohanty in the final.

Ansu Kumar Bhuyan and Chinmay Pradhan defeated Satirtha Patnaik and Kabir Hans by 6-0,6-1 and 7-6(5),6-4 respectively in the men’s single semifinals. Both the winners will face each other in the final.

In senior men’s 40+ doubles, top seeded Himadri Kanungo and Saswat Jena duo along with fourth seeded Dr Biswajit Mishra and partner Vivek Tibrewal were reached the semi-finals.

Semifinal U-14 boys results: Yashraj Nayak (1) bt Aarya Jadhav (4) 6-2,6-3, Rabi Narayan Sahoo (10) bt Vayam Ksishna (2) 6-2,6-1.

U-14 girls: Alina Sayed (3) bt Archita Sahoo (1)6-4,6-2, Sohini Mohanty (2) bt Priyanshi Panigrahi (4) 6-4,7-5.

Men’s Single: Ansu Kumar Bhuyan (1) bt Satirtha Patnaik (6) 6-0,6-1, Chinmaya Pradhan (2) bt Kabir Hans (5) 7-6(5),6-4.

Women’s single: Ameek Kiran Batth (4) bt Anaam Almas (1) 7-6(2),6-2, Rutuparna Choudhary (3) bt Ananya Yadav 6-1,6-1.

Men’s doubles: Ansu Bhuyan and Satirtha Patnaik (1) bt Chinmaya Pradhan and Vivek Tibrewal (3) 6-3,6-3, Ajay Kumar Nishank and Kabir Hans (2) bt Aditya Satpatthy and Asutosh Das (4) 6-4,6-1 .
This news was added and updated on : January 6th 2018
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