Balasore, December 27 (odisha.in) Making his way into the final top seed Under-14 Surya Pawan of Andhra Pradesh crushed fourth seed Marcos Gomes of Delhi 6-0, 6-2 in a one-sided semi-final match in the All India Tennis
Association (AITA) Championship Tournament in Balasore, on Wednesday.
In Girls singles though Oriya lass Seeuli Upadhyay ousted Abhisikta Pandey of UP in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 to join top seed Surya Tejaswini of AP in final, in Boys singles two seeded players of Orissa tumbled.
While Siddharth Reddy of Tamilnadu defeated Anshu Ku Bhuyan of Orissa 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 in the semis, Shreyas Das was sent packing by Siddharth itself in the quarter final.
The Boys singles and Girls singles (U-14) finals scheduled to be held on Thursday are going to be tough with Surya Pawan playing against Siddharth Reddy and Surya Tejaswini against Seeuli Upadhyay.
In the quarter finals out of eight, four seeded players were outplayed by their opponents. Similarly, in Boys doubles only one Oriya boy – Anshu Ku Bhuyan made it into finals along with top seed Surya Pawan.
However, in a tough match Kiran Ku Naik and Shreyas Das of Orissa were defeated by Nishant Rebello and Akshat Vijay 4-6, 6-4, 10-8.
Results: Boys, U-14, Singles, Quarter Final: Surya Pawan (AP) bt Shukrit Guha (WB) 6-1, 6-1; Marcos Gomes (Delhi) bt Nishant Rebello (AP) 6-4, 6-4; Siddharth Reddy (TN) bt Shreyas Das (ORS) 6-1, 6-4 and Anshu Ku Bhuyan (ORS) bt Rahul Somani (AP) 6-2, 7-6 (9-7).
Results: Boys, U-14, Singles, Semi Final: Surya Pawan (AP) bt Marcos Gomes (Delhi) 6-0, 6-2 and Siddharth Reddy (TN) bt Anshu Ku Bhuyan (ORS) 7-6 (7-3), 6-2.
Results: Girls, U-14, Singles, Semi Final: Surya Tejaswini (AP) bt Adrita Benerjee (WB) 6-0, 6-0 and Seeuli Upadhyaya (ORS) bt Abhisikta Pandey (UP) 6-3, 6-3.
Results: Boys, U-14, Doubles, Quarter Final: Surya Pawan – Anshu Ku Bhuyan bt Prabin Ku Nayak – Ruthwik Mishra 6-0, 6-1; Nishant Rebello – Akshat Vijay bt Manraj Singh Zandu – Md Shaharyar Salim 7-6 (7-4), 6-2; Kiran Ku Naik – Shreyas Das bt Marcos Gomes – Shiddharth Reddy 5-7, 6-2, 10-5 and Rahul Romani – D Shiv Satvik bt Abhilash Mishra – Saheel Upadhyaya 6-2, 6-3.
Results: Boys, U-14, Doubles, Semi Final: Surya Pawan – Anshu Ku Bhuyan bt Rahul Romani – D Shiv Satvik 6-0, 6-2 and Nishant Rebello – Akshat Vijay bt Kiran Ku Naik – Shreyas Das 4-6, 6-4, 10-8.