Fancied players advance

Chennai, Aug 18 : Seeded players expectedly moved into the second round of the girls singles as the main draw matches in the AITA Adidas-MCC National Junior tennis championship commenced at three different venues here Sunday.

Fourth-seeded Bhavya Wadhawan from Chandigarh led the girls singles field into the second round with a comfortable 9-4 win over Apeksha K Solanki (Karnataka) 9-4.

The results:
Girls (first round): 4-Bhavya Wadhawan (Chd) bt Apeksha K Solanki (Kar) 9-4; S Raveena Reddy (AP) bt Shilpi Swarupa Das (Ori) 9-4; 5-Meenakshi Madhumith (TN) bt Rashmika Rajan (Kar) 9-8 (4); S Ilakya (TN) bt Meenal Maharwal (Raj) 9-5; 6-Aarushi Kakkar (Chd) bt T Shraya Shree (TN) 9-8 (4); Anusha Kondaveeti (AP) bt Vibha Naiknavare (AP) 9-7; 7-Nikita Pinto (Kar) bt Megha Muthukumaran (TN) 9-3; Sathwika Sama (AP) bt Kavya Bharat (TN) 9-3; 8-Mansi Reddy bt Reshma Ganapathy (TN) 5-0 (retd); Muskaan Ranjan (Kar) bt Amreen Naaz (AP) 9-4.

--IANS (Posted on 18-08-2013)

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