|SAI-AITA Super Series|
GUWAHATI, Jan 19 - The SAI-AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament, supported by the Sports Authority of India and organised by the All Assam Tennis Association, reached the quarterfinal stage in both the singles and doubles event.
In two major upsets today, unseeded Anurag Buragohain of Assam defeated 3rd seed Ayush Poddar of Delhi 7-6(2), 6-2 in the boys event while Debangana Barkataky of Assam defeated her compatriot 7th seeded Naziya Ahmed 6-4, 6-3.
Today’s results: (Boys) top seed Sheikh MD Iftikhar (DL) bt Arith Bhuyan (ASM) 6-1, 6-2; Hrykpb Bora (ASM) bt Luching Lukram (MN) 7-5, 4-6, 6-4; 4th seed Abhishek Mangale (MH) bt Arunesh Bora (ASM) 6-1, 6-0; 8th seed Kabir Hans (ODR) bt Aditya P Nikam (MH) 6-2, 6-0; Udit Gogoi (ASM) bt Karan Baruah Das (ASM) 6-0, 6-1; Arka Ganguly (MH) bt Jishnu Baruah (ASM) 3-6, 6-3, 7-5; Anurag Buragohain (ASM) bt 3rd seed Ayush Poddar (DL) 7-6(2), 6-2; 2nd seed Sarthak Suden (DL) bt Srinivasan Kannan (KR) 6-4, 6-4. (Girls) Lakshanya Viswanath (KA) bt Pratiksha Saikia (ASM) 6-0, 6-0; 3rd seed Khushi Shah (GUJ) bt Madhurima Mazumdar (WB) 6-0, 6-2; 8th seed Eva Raj Sah (ASM) bt Justina Borgohain (ASM) 6-4, 4-6, 6-4; Debangana Barkataky (ASM) bt 7th seed Naziya Ahmed (ASM) 6-4, 6-3; 4th seed Megha Roy (WB) bt Kristi Boro (ASM) 6-3, 6-2; 5th Seed Aishwarya Andalkar (MH) bt Janashree Saikia (ASM) 6-2, 6-2; top seed Raina Zaffar (ASM) bt Harshita Bora (ASM) 6-1, 6-0; Lenien Jamir (ASM) bt Supriya Borgohain (ASM) 6-0, 6-1.