DULIAJAN, Jan 16 - The Oil India All Assam Junior Tennis Championship 2016-2017 got under way today at the Zaloni Club tennis courts here.
The championship is being organised by the Zaloni Club, Duliajan under the auspices of the All Assam Tennis Association and sponsored by Oil India Limited (OIL). All together 110 players from various parts of the region are taking part in it which is played in boys� singles (U-12, 14, 18) and girls� singles (U-14 and 18), stated a release.
Bedanta Prasad Sarma, Resident Chief Executive (RCE), OIL was the chief guest in the opening ceremony who formally inaugurated the championship amidst a colourful opening ceremony. Anup Kumar Gogoi, Executive Director, OIL was the guest of honour. Kalyan Kumar Das, former State and Petroleum Sports Promotional Board (PSPB) Tennis Champion and senior executive of OIL, was felicitated in the function. Earlier, Achintya Nath, chairman, organising committee welcomed the gathering.
Today�s results: (U-12 boys, 1st rd) Jiswanga Barua bt Aman Shah 5-0, Jishnu P Das bt Rwitanka Chaliha 5-1, Jyotishman Boro bt Ayush Singh 5-0, Manan Nath bt Darsh Dutta 5-1, Adriraj Bhuyan bt Arkayan Goswami 5-0, Baibhav Das bt Aryan Borah 5-2, Tanish Gogoi bt Adi Garg 5-1, Bhargav Pradhan bt Md Sami Ali 5-4, Raunak Kashyap bt Ayan Deuri 5-2. (Pre qtrs) Andy Thaosen bt Jishwanga Baruah 6-1, Jishnu Das bt Jyotishman Boro 6-0, Manan Nath bt Riman Sarma 6-0, Adiraj Kumar Bhuyan bt Ayush Gupta 6-3, Harshad Borah bt Abhisekh Tamuly 6-0, Jigyashman Hazarika bt Raunak Kashyap 6-2, Baibhav Das bt Rajnish Sarma 6-2, Bhargav Pradhan bt Tanish Gogoi 6-2, (U-18 boys, 1st rd) Aranyam Baruah bt Dhruv Bagaria 5-0, Antariksh Parasar bt Abhiraj Saikia 5-4, Anurag Konwar bt Ametesh Saikia 5-0, Anariksh Saikia bt Satyajit Rajkhowa 5-0, Abhinav Kumar bt Mehul Agarwal 5-2, Udbhas Gogoi bt Aditya Gupta 5-0, Kabir Bhuyan bt Maitreebrata Maji 5-0, Ritukalpa Gogoi bt Akshat Dhelia 5-0, Tanmay Das bt Bitupan Hazarika 5-2, Rajdeep Gogoi bt Ayan Gogoi 5-4, Abhigyan Phukan bt Rivanta Borah 5-4.