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Shriyans, Arush causes upset in AITA OTA tennis
Sportslogon Team March 27th 2019


Bhubaneswar : Local boy unseeded Shriyans Patnaik and Arush Sarma caused upset of the day by winning over seventh seeded Shriyansh Kumar Sahani of West Bengal and eighth seeded Aditeey Singh Jadon of Odisha by 6-0,6-4 and 6-4, 6-3 respectively and both barged into the semifinals of the boys U-12 singles events of the AITA-OTA Talent Series(TS7) U12 & U16 Tennis Tournament at Kalinga Stadium here on Wednesday.

Earlier in Pre-quarter final match, Arush defeated all India rank 43 and top seed Chiradeep Mazumdar from West Bengal by 6-1,6-3.

Another player in BU12 singles category Lalit Tudu from Odisha who reached the semi-final won the BU12 doubles title today partnering with Dishanta Mohanty (OD).by defeating Kaamlesh Rath(OD) and partner Aniket Sahoo(OD) by 6-2,6-7(3),(10-6).

In the girls U-12 final, top seeded Sohini S Mohanty will face second seeded Sohini Chatterjee of West Bengal.

In this tournament which started on 25.03.19(Monday) and continue till 29.03.19(Friday) only east zone players are allowed to play. Altogether 70 players from three states namely West Bengal,Bihar and host Odisha are in the title race. The winner and runners up will get 15 and 12 AITA ranking points respectively.

Results Semifinals: Girls U-12 singles: Sohini S Mohanty (1) OD bt Aradhyaa Verma OD 6-0,6-0, Sohini Chatterjee (2) WB bt Mrittika Saha (3) WB 6-2,6-2.

Boys U-12 Quarterfinals: Arush Sarma OD bt Aditeey Singh Jadon (8) OD 6-4,6-3, Akshant Beuria (5) OD bt Aniket Sahoo (4) OD 6-3,6-3, Shriyans Patnaik OD bt Shriyansh Kumar Sahani (7) WB 6-0,6-4, Lalit Tudu (6) OD bt Kaamlesh Rath (2) OD 6-3,4-6,6-2 .
This news was added and updated on : March 27th 2019
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