Top-seed Jason M. David and second-seeded local lad Mustafa M. Raja registered easy wins over their respective rivals in the boys U-12 second round and sailed into the pre-quarterfinals, on the opening day of the NTC-NR Cup 2017 AITA U-12 Talent Series Tennis Tournament (boys & girls), played at the Nagaraj Tennis Centre’s Courts at SJCE Complex here yesterday.
Earlier in the day, the tournament was inaugurated by Pavan Ranga, Director, NR Group, Mysuru. R. Nagaraj, Coach and Director of Nagaraj Tennis Centre and the players were present on the occasion at the NTC Grounds in SJCE premises.
Results (2nd round)
Boys U-12: Jason bt H.S. Kishan 8-0, Mustafa bt M.S. Aditya Srivatsav 8-2, K. Anoop bt J.N. Sanjay Shah 8-4, Arya S. Prabhu bt Arnav Bishnoi 8-2, Sriniketh Krishnan bt Charan Vardhan 8-0, Ankit A. Batheja bt Misan Giama 8-3, S. Chandan bt K. Dharavi Datta 7-7(3), Shravan Somani bt S. Shavan 8-2, D. Tanmay bt Hariharan Baskaran 8-6, V. Rakshak Tarun bt H.G. Anand 8-0, Bhuvan Prakash bt Y. Jason Richards 8-0, R. Sadeesh bt B. Sai Raghav 8-0, M. Kandhavel bt Ved Mudkari 8-4, Aryan Dhanush bt P. Heeman Joli 8-6, Ruvik Rajani bt S. Agastya Veer 8-7 (1), B.C. Pavan Ganesh bt S. Ashwin 8-2.