GUWAHATI, July 23 - The main draw matches of the OIL-AITA Super Series Tennis Championship for boys and girls U-14 and 16 years got underway at the All Assam Tennis Association Complex in Chachal here today.
On a rain affected day, unseeded Tamoghna Das of West Bengal ousted 3rd seed Ayushman Arjeria of Madhya Pradesh in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. Barring another two minor upsets, all the other seeds moved to the pre quarterfinals with easy victories against their respective opponents.
Today�s results: (Girls U-14, 1st rd) Top seed Pari Singh (MH) bt Soha Singh (KA) 6-0, 6-3; Maithali Mothe (MH) bt Sabina Khatun (AS) 6-1, 6-0; Pavitra Parikh (GJ) bt Malishka Kuramu (TS) 6-2, 6-1; Pari Chavan (MH) bt 7th seed Shimreen Ahamad (WB) 6-1, 6-1 (Upset); 3rd seed Chandni Srinivasan (GJ) bt Ananya Bhatia (GJ) 7-5, 6-0; Ira Shah (MH) bt Tanishqa Patar (AS) 6-2, 6-1; Lakshmi Arunkumar (TN) bt Riyah Dugar (TN) 6-0, 6-1; Ridhi Choudhary Poka (TS) bt 8th seed Aarni Reddy Yellu (TS) 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 (Upset); 5th seed Karthika Vijay (TN) bt Meher Mishra (UP) 6-4, 7-6 (1); Gia Pereria (MH) bt Nayanika Deka (AS) 3-6, 6-0, 6-0; Tania Kumari (AS) bt Kalpita Rajkhowa (AS) 6-1, 6-0; 4th seed Suryanshi Tanwar (HR) bt Shireen Ahamed (WB) 6-0, 6-2; 6th seed Chahana Budhbhatti (TS) bt Kaashvi Thapliyal (DL) 6-0, 6-2; Aditi Bhat (KA) bt Jenika Jason (TS) 7-5, 6-2; 2nd seed Bhumika Tripathi (MH) bt Disha Serawath (HR) 6-3, 6-3; Namrata Das (AS) bt Tanvi Reddy Mandadi (GJ) 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-1. (Boys U-14, 1st rd) Top seed Aayush P Bhat (KA) bt Ninaad Ravi (KA) 6-0, 6-0; Arunava Majumdar (WB) bt Manan Nath (AS) 6-3, 6-2; Bushan Haobam (MN) bt Agriya Yadav (HR) 6-0, 6-1; 5th seed Sukhpreet Jhoje (PB) bt Anchit Gogoi (AS) 2-6, 6-4, 6-1; Tamoghna Das (WB) bt 3rd seed Ayushman Arjeria (MP) 6-3, 6-3 (Upset).