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Posted on Feb 07, 06:59PM | IBNS
Kolkata, Feb 7 : Treta Bhattacharya prevailed over second seeded Amrita Mukherjee in a marathon three-setter to win the match at the ongoing Central Excise Open AITA Grass Court Tennis Championship held at the grass courts here on Thursday.
In the opening set, Treta took a quick lead by 4-1 in no time, from where Mukherjee came back to level it at 4-4.
Treta again proved to be little better as she refused to make errors at the crucial points, thereby taking the set by 6-4.
Second set was more or less on serves, where Mukherjee got little lucky at the tie breaker, thereby pushing the match to a deciding set.
The final set saw no less a contest between two hungry warriors, where ultimately Treta kept her shots going and held her endurance level till the last point.
Treta won the clash 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-4.
Mens singles (pre quarter finals) :
Nitten Kirrtane (MAH)(1) bt Elwin Antony (TN) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3.
Ronak Manuja (MAH)(7) bt Ajai Selvaraj (TN)(4) 3-6, 6-2, 7-6(3)
Jayaprakash Mphit Mayur (AP)(5) bt Vinod Shridhar (TN)(3) 7-5, 6-3
Saurav Sukul (2) bt Kunal Anand (DLI)(6) 6-3, 5-7, 6-4
Ladies singles (pre quarter final):
Natasha Palha (GOA)(1) bt Shalaka
Uddur Manjunath (KAR)(8) 6-3, 6-0
Nithya Raj Babu Raj (TN) bt Sneha Padamata (AP) 6-1, 6-3
Bhuvana Kalva (AP) bt Renu Sharma (NTA) 6-0, 6-1
Treta Bhattacharya (7) bt Amrita Mukherjee (2) 6-4, 6-7(3), 6-4