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Lalit causes upset in AITA-OTA tennis
Sportslogon Team May 30th 2018


Bhubaneswar : Unseeded Cuttack boy Lalit Tudu caused back to back upsets of the day, while in the boys U-12 singles quarterfinal match he edged out fourth seeded West Bengal boy Mayand Tewary by 7-6(2),7-5 in the TAB AITA-OTA Talent Series U12 and U16 Tennis Tournament at Kalinga Stadium Tennis Complex here on Wednesday.

Similarly, in the boy’s U-12 doubles event, unseeded Lalit partnering his-state mate Arush Sarma caused a upset and barged into the final by winning over second seeded Odisha’s Saphalya Mohanty and Shriyansh Patnaik duo by 6-3,6-0.

In the final. Lalit and Arush will face top seeded West Bengal team,Mayand Tewary and Sagnik Mitra.

Sanya Yadav, Md Arib Afzal and Bibrarshi Biswas are the top seeded in the girls U-16, boys U-16 and U-12 categories respectively and entered their respective singles semifinal rounds.

Singles Quarterfinal results: Boy’s U-12: Bibrarshi Biswas (1) WB Bt Biswa Bismit Pradhan OD 6-1,6-2, Lalit Tudu OD Bt Mayand Tewary (4) WB 7-6(2),7-5, Ethan Thai S Lee (8) WB Bt Sagnik Mitra (3) WB 6-0,6-2, Farhan Akhtar (5) WB Bt Lavam Makharia WB 6-3,7-6(2).

Boy’s U-16: Md Arib Afzal (1) WB Bt Aarya Jadhav TS 7-6(2),7-5, Ashish Ku Parida OD Bt Rahul Behera OD 6-4,7-5, Rounak Ghosh (4) WB Bt Uday Jyoti Das (7) AS 6-1,6-1, D Aryan Swamy (2) OD Bt Sarnaav Ghosh (5) WB 6-1,6-2.

Girls’ U-16: Sanya Yadav (1) WB Bt Henamika Karina Sahu (8) OD 6-4,6-2, Taru Sai Joshi (4) WB Bt Prisha Bhattacharjee (5) WB 6-1,6-1, Oindrila Sen (6) WB Bt Aashra Patel OD 4-6,7-6(3),7-5, Simran N Ekka (2) OD Bt Priyanshi Panigrahi (7) OD 6-1,6-1.

Doubles U-12 boys’s Semifinal: Mayand Tewary and Sagnik Mitra (1) WB Bt Kaamlesh Rath and Arush Sarma (3) OD 6-3,7-6(3), Dishanta Mohanty and Lalit Tudu OD Bt Saphalya Mohanty and Shriyansh Patnaik (2) OD 6-3,6-0. .
This news was added and updated on : May 30th 2018
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