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Sarthak Gandhi and Riya Kaushik lift singles titles

Chandigarh, Jan 13(UNI) Top seed and CLTA trainee Sarthak Gandhi of win boys under-18 singles title in the CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-3) Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.
Sarthak Gandhi defeated Navya Verma in straight sets 6-3, 6-1. In the first set both players played high level tennis till 3-3. After 3-3 Sarthak Gandhi played top level tennis and Sarthak took next 3 games in a row to closed thet set 6-3. In the second set Sarthak Gandhi maintained his momentum and used his aggressive ground stroke from the baseline, finally Sarthak took the set and match 6-1 by conceding one game.
In the girls under-18 singles finals fifth seed Riya Kaushik upset top seed Harleen Kaur Dhanda in a 3 setter marathon match 6-2, 6-7(2), 6-2. Riya won the first set easily 6-2. In the second set Harleen Kaur Dhanda fought back very well and won at 7-2 in tie break. In the deciding set Riya Kaushik came back strongly, Riya played smart tennis and won final set easily without getting much pressure 6-2.
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