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Sukhpreet, Jitin and Deep Munim into last four

Chandigarh, Nov 6 (UNI) CLTA trarinees Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje and Jitin Kumar Chetry stormed into semifinals in boys under-16 singles of CLTA-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here on Wednesday.
Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje upset fourth seed Ajay Singh in straight sets 7-6(1), 6-2. In the first set Sukhpreet got better momentum in the tie break and won the set 7-6(1). In the second set Sukhpreet came up strongly and played with high energetic game, Sukhpreet maintained his rhythm and played attacking game to close the set and match 6-2 easily. Another CLTA player Jitin Kumar Chetry upset second seed Tushar Mittal in straight sets 6-3, 6-3.
Deep Munim eanred semi-finals spots in the boys under-18 as well as under-16 singles. In the boys under-18 quarter-final Deep Munim upt set third seed Nitin Jaipal Singh 7-6(3), 7-5, Seeded top in the boys under-16 singles, Deep Munim rallied to down Yashvardhan Singh 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.
In girls under-16 singles quarterfinals fifth seed Suryanshi Tanwar won from Anoushka Sharma 6-2, 6-2 in straight sets. In another quarterfinals second seed Sanvi Ahluwalia defeated Hitkamya Narwal in a 3 setter marathon match 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
Kaavya Khirwar and Vaishnavi Adkar advanced into Semifinals in girls under-18 singles. Kaavya Khirwar defeated qualifier Ananya S R in a closed contestant 3 setter match. After losing first set 5-7 Kaavya bounced back 6-4, 7-6(7) in second and final set.
Results (all q-finals);
Boys under-18 singles: Krishan Hooda [1] bt. Ajnabi Dahiya 6-3, 6-3, Deep Munim bt. Nitin Jaipal Singh [3] 7-6(3), 7-5, Divanshu Hooda bt. Yogee Panwar 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, Sushant Dabas [2] bt. Shashikant Rajput (Q) 6-0, 6-0.
Boys under-16 singles: Deep Munim [1] bt. Yashvardhan Singh 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, Khush Sharma [8] bt. Ansh Kundu [3] 3-6, 6-0, 6-2, Sukhpreet Singh Jhoje bt. Ajay Singh [4] 7-6(1), 6-2, Jitin Kumar Chetry [7] bt. Tushar Mittal [2] 6-3, 6-3.
Girls under-16 singles: Vaishnavi Adkar [1] bt. Aarni Reddy Yellu 6-4, 6-1, Suryanshi Tanwar [5] bt. Anoushka Sharma 6-2, 6-2, Janani Ramesh [8] bt. Harleen Kaur Dhanda 6-4, 6-1, Sanvi Ahluwalia [2] bt. Hitkamya Narwal [6] 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.
Girls under-18: Vaishnavi Adkar bt. Ramesh Janani 2-6, 6-1, 6-0, Deepalakshmi Vanaraja bt. Sanjami Arora 6-2, 5-7, 6-2, Kavya Khirwar [3] bt. Ananya S.R. (Q) 5-7, 6-4, 7-6(7), Vanshika Choudhary [2] bt. Aarni Reddy Yellu 6-1, 6-3.
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