|Assam players shine in AITA meet|
GUWAHATI, June 13 - Eight players from Assam have reached the singles semifinals in the ongoing AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament at the All Assam Tennis Association Complex in Chachal here.
Kritanta Sarma, Arunesh Bora, Shahir Farhaz and Andy Thaosen secured their places in the semifinals of their respective categories while Kristi Boro, Ishika Chakma, Justina Borgohain and Breshna Khan of Assam will also feature in the girls semifinals on Thursday.
The doubles semifinal matches in the boys U-16 and 18 categories were completed today. The finals of the doubles will be held tomorrow in the afternoon while the singles finals will be held on Friday.
Today’s results: (Boys U-16 Q/F) Top seed Kritanta Sarma (AS) bt Promit Bordoloi (AS) 6-1, 6-2; Arunesh Borah (AS) bt G Krishnanpriyan (TN) 0-6, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (6); Shahir Farhaz (AS) bt 7th seed Hasisth Srujan (AP) 6-1, 6-0 (upset); 8th seed Arjun Chaterjee (MH) bt 2nd seed Kanav Goel (WB) 6-2, 6-0 (upset). (Boys U-18 Q/F) Andy Thaosen (AS) bt 6th seed Karan B Das (AS) 6-3, 6-4 (upset); top seed Kritanta Sarma (AS) bt Leston Vaz (MH) 6-1, 6-4; 3rd seed Kanav Goel (WB) bt Promit Bordoloi (AS) 6-1, 6-2; Amit Rout (WB) bt Arunesh Borah (AS) 6-3, 6-3. (Girls U-16 Q/F) Top seed Kristi Boro (AS) bt 6th seed Ishita Dahutia (AS) 6-0, 6-1; 4th seed Maithali P Mothe (MH) bt 7th seed Shakshi Baruah (AS) 6-0, 6-4; Justina Borgohain (AS) bt 3rd seed Varunya Ganesh (WB) 6-2, 6-0 (upset); 2nd seed Ishika Chakma (AS) bt Namrata Das (AS) 6-0, 6-2. (Girls U-18 Q/F) 8th seed Breshna Khan (AS) bt Anushka Debnath (AS) 6-1, 6-3; Top seed Kristi Boro (AS) bt 6th seed Iram Zaidi (UP) 6-0, 6-0; 5th seed Maithali P Mothe (MH) bt Justina Borgohain (AS) 6-1, 6-4; 2nd seed Ishika Chakma (AS) bt 7th seed Eva Raj Sah 6-1, 6-0.