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Assam players dominate AITA CS tourney

 JORHAT, Sept 12 - Eighth seed Jeet Dutta and seventh seed Shahir Farhaz of Assam caused two major upsets today by defeating third seeded Wyatt Rowan O Brian of West Bengal 6-3, 6-3 and second seed Anargha Ganguly of Maharashtra 6-3, 6-4 respectively in the AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament at the Jorhat Tennis Club here.

By virtue of these victories, both Jeet and Shahir made it through to the last-eight stage in the boys U-16 category.

In the girls semifinal, unseeded Justina Borgohain of Assam upset second seed Shakshi Baruah 6-1, 6-4.

Today’s results: (Boys U-16, Q/F) Arunesh Bora (AS) bt Andy Thaosen (AS) 7-6 (3), 5-7, 6-1; Promit Bordoloi (AS) bt Manan Nath (AS) 6-1, 6-1; Jeet Dutta (AS) bt Wyatt Rowan O Brian (WB) 6-3, 6-3; Shahir Farhaz (AS) bt Anargha Ganguly (MH) 6-3, 6-4. (Girls U-16, S/F) Namrata Das (AS) bt Harshita Borah (AS) 6-1, 0-6, 6-2; Justina Borgohain (AS) bt Shakshi Baruah (AS) 6-1, 6-4. (Boys U-16 doubles, Q/F) Anargha Ganguly (MH)/Wyatt Rowan O Brian (WB) bt Manan Nath (AS)/Tushar Paul (AS) 6-1, 6-3; Andy Thaosen (AS)/Arunesh Bora (AS) bt Pritam Baruah (AS)/Devabrat Das (AS) 6-0, 6-2; Shahir Farhaz (AS)/Jeet Dutta (AS) bt Uday J Das/Aryaman Dutta (AS) 6-1, 6-1; Promit Bordoloi (AS)/Ashish Parida (OD) bt Antariksh Tamuly (AS)/Ved Aditya Kalita (AS) 6-2, 6-0.

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