Sweet memories of his men’s singles title in October last year at CLTA notwithstanding, Adit Jain from New Delhi made a winning return to the city courts when he cruised into the third round after recording a resounding 8-0 win over Deepak Malik of Haryana in the second round of the men’s qualifying matches in the Rs 50, 000 Men and Women Tennis Tournment at CLTA in Sector 10 on Saturday. Meanwhile, Kamal Kishore Maderana, a CLTA CHART trainee, upset 11th seed Arvind Sharma to surge ahead. In the women’s category, the seeded players did not have any trouble while overcoming their opponents.
Results:Men:Singles: 2nd round: Rubal Shandilya (DLI) bt Amit Chauhan 8-2; Harry Singh Amor (CHD) bt Samin Bhargava (CHD) 8-1; Pranav Suri (CHD) bt Milind Seth (MAH) 8-6; Kamal Kishore Maderana (RAJ) bt Arvind Sharma 8-7(4); Adit Jain bt Deepak Malik (HAR) 8-0; Rajendra Rai (UP) bt Sean Yip (CHD) 8-7(1); Gaurav (CHD) bt Sachin Garg 8-0; Vivek Rajan bt Gagandeep Singh (CHD) 8-2, Women: 1st round: Nupur Kaul (MAH) bye; Lavleen Raizada (MP) bt Sandeep Kaur (GUJ) 8-2; Preethi Srinivasan (TN) bye; Pamie Gogoi (ASM) bt Sheffally Sharma (PB) 8-1; Seema Kumari (DLI) bye; Shalini Jain (DLI) bt Kirandeep Kaur Kotade (GUJ) 8-0 ; Arushi Sharma (DLI) bye; Anjana K. (AP) bt Shiny Raizada (MP) 8-2; Disha Agarwal (DLI) bye; Vaibhavi Trivedi (GUJ) bt Sushila Rajesh (HAR) 8-0.
Hockey tourney from tomorrowThe State Hockey Championship for Juniors Under-19 will be held at Sector 18 Hockey stadium from May 17 to 20. Eight teams- Hockey Academy-42, DAV Hockey Academy-8, SGGS Khalsa School-26, SPS-41 and SPS-B, St Stephen’s-45, Government Model Senior Secondary School-44 and Rock Rovers will take part in the event.