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Tennis: Bengal qualifiers do well in 1st round

Posted on Feb 08, 05:14PM | IBNS

Kolkata, Feb 8 : Almost all hopeful locals, like Jaffer Javed, Farid Alam and Vinod Sewa, along with Harshavardhan Thirani, Biplab Das and Richie Agarwal, cruised in style in the second round as the qualifying round for the National Grass Court Tennis Championship began at South Club here on Friday.

Results:

Mens 1st round qualifying:

Farid Alam (WB) beat Rohit Jain (DLI) 7-5, 6-3

Jaffer Javed (WB) beat Raj Kumar (DL) 6-2, 6-2

Vinod Kr Sewa (WB) beat Siwach (SER) 6-0, 6-0

Manab K.Chakma (ASM) beat Sunil Goswami (SER) 7-6(5) 3-0 (c)

Saneesh Mani Mishra (MAH) beat Neishit Vakil (MAH) 6-2, 4-6, 7-5

Rajeev Verma (UP)Mahanteesh Karadi 6-0 , 6-0

Richie Agarwal (WB) beat Ajay Kumar Yadav (UP) 6-0, 6-2

Rajsekhar (TN) beat Sathnur Mahesh 6-1, 6-2

Prithvi Kanda beat Akshansh Kumar 6-2, 6-3

Biplab Das (WB) beat Shahrukh Khan (SER) 6-3, 6-2

Harshvardhan Thirani (WB) beat Saptarshee Mondal(WB) 6-0, 6-2

Md Farooque Walsi(WB) beat Vicky Goswami (SER) 6-4, 6-1,Yuvraj Bains (WB) Beat Siddharth Verma (WB)

Womens final round qualifying:

Renu Sharma (NTA) beat Snigdha Padamata (AP) 6-1, 6-0

Mahitha .D.Reddy(AP) beat Madhumita Harichandran (TN) 6-0, 6-0