Adnya played a positive game, attacking at every opportunity to put her rival on the defensive. Manya, who kept pace for a while in the first set which she ultimately lost, simply caved in thereafter with a series of unforced errors.
In another women's singles first round match, wild card Pragati Natarajan of Tamil Nadu defeated the sixth seed Sanya Madan 6-2, 6-1.
The qualifying rounds were completed earlier in the day with Rishab Dev Ram, CD Ajay, Manu Bajpai, Rishab Agarwal, Ramesh Vignesh, Taha Kapadia, Sagar Manjanna and L Balajai among men, and Riya Bhatia, Anusha Bhasin,Moulika Ram, J Sindhu, Swetha Srihari, Nikita Bishnoi, and Saumya Vig making it to the main draw.
Women's singles (1st round): Adnya Naik bt 1-Manya Nagpal 7-5, 6-1; Moulika Ram bt Zeinab Ali Sajjad 6-2, 2-6, 6-3; Varunya.C bt. Nikita Pinto 7-5, 6-3; Pragathi Natarajan bt 6-Sanya Madan 6-2, 6-1; 4-Nithyaraj Baburaj bt Nikita Bishnoi 4-6, 6-2, 6-3; Anushree Bhasin bt Priyanka Rawat 6-2, 6-2; Smrithi Joon bt I Shalaka 6-2, 6-2; 5-Likitha Shetty bt J Sindhu 6-1,6-4; 8-Amala Amol Warrick bt Swetha Srihari 7-6 (3), 7-5; Riya Bhatia bt Krishnali.B 3-0 (retd); Asha Nandakumar bt B.Sayali 4-6, 6-4, 6-4; 3-Damini Sharma bt Niharika Rama 7-6, 6-3; 7-Amritha Mukherjee bt Sahan. P. Shetty 6-3, 6-0; Preethi Ujjaini bt V Saumya 7-6(6), 6-2; Arantxa Andrady bt Sweta Nalekala 6-1, 6-0; 2-Sai Samhita bt Sagarika Phadke i 6-2, 6-0.
--IANS (Posted on 10-09-2013)