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Assam players dominate AITA tournament

By Sports Reporter

GUWAHATI, June 16 - Three Assam players � Kristi Boro, Andy Thaosen and Anchit Gogoi clinched titles in the AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament which concluded at the All Assam Tennis Association�s complex in Chachal here today.

Top seed Kristi Boro bagged the girls U-14 title while another top seed won the boys U-12 crown.

Third seed Anchit Gogoi emerged champion in the boys U-14 category by defeating Arunava Majumdar 6-3, 6-2.

However, in the girls U-12 group, 2nd seed Shimreen Ahamed of West Bengal clinched the title defeating top seed and her State mate Bhumi Shekhar.

Meanwhile, tournament director Ankush Dutta informed that the qualifying rounds of the AITA Championship Series for boys and girls U-16 years and U-18 years will commence tomorrow at the same venue.

Results: (Boys U-12, S/F) Top seed Andy Thaosen bt 6th seed Jigyashman Hazarika 4-6, 6-3, 6-3; Manan Nath bt Bhicky Sagolsem 6-0, 7-5. (Boys U-14, S/F) Arunava Majumdar bt Medhansh Jain 6-1, 6-2; 3rd seed Anchit Gogoi bt 8th seed Arunesh Borah 6-3, 6-7(8), 6-3. (Girls U-12, S/F) Top seed Bhumi Shekhar bt 3rd seed Soha Singh 6-0, 6-1; 2nd seed Shimreen Ahamed bt 4th seed Tanishqa Patar 6-3, 6-4. (Girls U-14, S/F) Top seed Kristi Boro bt Charmei Nongmeikapam 6-2, 6-3; 2nd seed Ishika Chakma bt 3rd seed Bhumi Shekhar 6-2, 6-2.

(Girls U-12 final) 2nd seed Shimreen Ahamed bt top seed Bhumi Shekhar 6-4, 1-0 (Concede).

(Girls U-14 final) Top seed Kristi Boro bt 2nd seed Ishika Chakma 6-3, 4-6, 6-2.

(Boys U-12 final) Top seed Andy Thaosen bt Manan Nath 6-1, 6-3.

(Boys� U-14 final) 3rd seed Anchit Gogoi bt Arunava Majumdar 6-3, 6-2.

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