Friday, March 31, 2023

Rethin Pranav units up second spherical in opposition to Donghyun Hwang

Rethin Pranav
| Picture Credit score: Kamesh Srinivasan

Rethin Pranav gave himself extra time on court docket as he sparred with qualifier Hikaru Takahashi of Japan on strategy to a 7-5, 7-5 victory within the first spherical of the ITF junior tennis match on the DLTA Advanced on Tuesday.

The 15-year-old Rethin, who trains with coach M Balachandran on the Rohan Bopanna Academy within the Sports activities Faculty in Bengaluru, was dominant in spells, however was unable to get into a better gear to shut out the match sooner than he did.

Within the pre-quarterfinals, Rethin will problem the sixth seed and champion of the final match in Chandigarh, Donghyun Hwang of Korea.

Qualifier Cahir Warik performed his coronary heart out however couldn’t cease second seed Amir Milushev of Uzbekistan from escaping to a 6-4, 4-6, 7-5 victory in a high-quality contest of admirable athleticism and energetic play.

Wiry Aditya Govila additionally gave glimpses of a powerful recreation earlier than being crushed 6-4, 6-2 by Se Hyuk Cho of Korea.

American of Indian origin, prime seed Adhithya Ganesan subdued Joewyn Rey Pascua of Philippines in three units.

Within the ladies part, Aishi Bisht performed properly earlier than being crushed 6-4, 7-5 by Asylzhan Arystanbekova of Kazakhstan 6-4, 7-5.

The outcomes (first spherical):

Boys: Adhithya Ganesan (USA) bt Joewyn Rey Pascua (Phi) 6-1, 3-6, 6-3; Rethin Pranav bt Hikaru Takahashi (jpn) 7-5, 7-5; Se Hyuk Cho (Kor) bt Aditya Govila 6-4, 6-2; Amir Milushev (Uzb) bt Cahir Warik 6-4, 4-6, 7-5.

Ladies: Yu-Ning Tsai (Tpe) bt Rishitha Basireddy 6-2, 6-4; Anna Sedysheva (Rus) bt Maya Dutta (USA) 6-2, 6-4; Allegra Korpanec Davies (GBR) bt Dana Baidaulet (Kaz) 4-6, 6-3, 6-1; Asylzhan Arystanbekova (Kaz) bt Aishi Bisht 6-4, 7-5.

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