JORHAT, Sept 6 - Udit Gogoi and Kristi Boro stormed into the final of the ongoing ONGC-AITA U-16 Super Series Tennis Championship.
In the semifinals played at the Jorhat Tennis Club here today, Udit defeated his State team-mate Anchit Gogoi 6-4, 6-2 while Kristi got the better of Mekhala Manna of West Bengal 6-3, 6-4.
On the other hand in girls doubles, Assam girl Shakshi Baruah partnering with Maithili Mothe of Maharashtra defeated Mekhala Manna (WB) and Vidyula Manikanti (Karnataka) to win the doubles title. Mekhala-Vidyula conceded the match when their opponents were leading 1-0.
The remaining finals will be played tomorrow.
Semifinal results: (Boys U-16) Udit Gogoi (AS) bt Anchit Gogoi (AS) 6-4, 6-2; Bushan Haobam (MN) bt Nithis Baalaji (TN) 6-2, 6-1. (Girls U-16) Kristi Boro (AS) bt Mekhala Manna (WB) 6-3, 6-4; Maithili Mothe (MH) bt Saniya Masand (KA) 6-1, 6-7 (3), 6-1. (Boys U-16 doubles) Abhishek Mohapatra (OD)/Vishes Jainis Patel (GJ) bt Udit Gogoi (AS)/Promit Bordoloi (AS) 7-6 (1),6-2; Bushan Haobam (MN)/Anchit Gogoi (AS) bt Ashish Kr Parida (OD)/Hrishikesh Sangandahaali (DL) 6-0, 6-4. (Girls U-16 doubles) Shakshi Baruah (AS)/Maithili Mothe (MH) bt Kristi Boro (AS)/Saniya Masand (KA) 7-5, 1-6, 10-7; Mekhala Manna (WB)/Vidyula Manikanti (KA) bt Ananya Yadav (WB)/Sanya Yadav (WB) 7-6 (3), 6-3. (Girls U-16 doubles final) Shakshi Baruah (AS)/Maithili Mothe (MH) bt Mekhala Manna (WB)/Vidyula Manikanti (KA) 1-0 (Concede).