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Upsets in AITA championship

 GUWAHATI, May 14 - Nayanika Deka of Assam caused a major upset by defeating 2nd seed Anisha Pandey of West Bengal in girls singles quarterfinals in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 of the U-14 AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament at the All Assam Tennis Association complex here today.

In another girls U-14 quarterfinal, Tania Kumari of Assam defeated 7th seed Yumnam Thoibi of Manipur 6-0, 6-1. In the boys under U-14 singles, all the seeds moved to the quarterfinals which will start from 9:00 am tomorrow followed by the girls singles semifinals and boys doubles semifinals.

Today’s results: (Boys U-14, pre Q/F) Top seed Anshumannath Deepaknath (TN) bt Dhandeep Mili (AS) 6-0, 6-1; 5th seed Ashwajit Senjam (MN) bt Aryan Borah (AS) 6-3, 6-1; 3rd seed Antariksh Tamuly (AS) bt Paras Lukram (MN) 6-4, 6-2; 7th seed Harshad Borah (AS) bt Pritam Baruah (AS) 6-2, 6-4; 6th seed Shanker Heishnam (MN) bt Aayan Sarma (AS) 6-2, 6-1; Aman Buragohain (AS) bt Jisnwanga Baruah (AS) 6-2, 6-0; 8th seed Sagnik Mitra (WB) bt Riyan Kashyap (AS) 6-0, 6-1; 2nd seed Ved Aditya Kalita (AS) bt Borneel Bihan Borah (AS) 6-0, 6-0. (Girls U-14, Q/F) Top seed Sumeira Jaiswal (WB) bt 8th seed Rachel Chowdhury (WB) 6-0, 6-0; Tania Kumari (AS) bt 7th seed Yumnam Thoibi (MN) 6-0, 6-1 (upset); 3rd seed Namrata Das (AS) bt 5th seed Adrika Rajkumari (AS) 6-0, 6-2; 6th seed Nayanika Deka (AS) bt 2nd seed Anisha Pandey (WB) 6-2, 6-2 (upset). (Boys doubles U-14, pre Q/F) Antariksh Tamuly (AS)/Pritam Baruah (AS) bt Aayan Sarma (AS)/Jishnu P Das (AS) 6-4, 6-1; Parthiv Kalita (AS)/Borneel Borah (AS) bt Agniv Bordoloi (AS)/Udditmaan Dutta (AS) 6-0, 6-3; Biikramadittyya Mahanta (AS)/Abhilesh Barman (AS) bt Bishal Deep Das (AS)/Aheibam Loyalakpa (MN) 6-1, 6-0; Paras Lukram (MN)/Aryan Borah (AS) bt Jisnwanga Baruah (AS)/Dhandeep Mili (AS) 6-3, 6-3; Harshad Borah (AS)/Aman Buragohain (AS) bt Riyan Kashyap (AS)/Prasurjya Borah (AS) 6-1, 6-0. (Boys doubles, Q/F) Antariksh Tamuly (AS)/Pritam Baruah (AS) bt Ved Aditya Kalita (AS)/Anshumannath Deepaknath (TN) 7-5, 6-1; Sagnik Mitra (WB)/Biprashi Biswas (WB) bt Parthiv Kalita (AS)/Borneel Bihan Borah (AS) 6-4, 7-5; Paras Lukram (MN)/Aryan Borah (AS) bt Abhilesh Barman (AS)/Bikramadittyya N Mahanta (AS) 6-1, 6-4; Harshad Borah (AS)/Aman Buragohain (AS) bt Ashwajit Senjam (MN)/Shanker Heishnam (MN) 6-4, 6-3.

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