Top-seed R.S. Rethin Pranav of Tamil Nadu and fifteenth seeded Maahi Deval Shah of Gujarat bagged the top honours by clinching the Boys and Girls U-14 Singles titles on the final day of the Bharath Tennis Express Junior’s Open AITA National Series played at MTC courts here yesterday.
In the Boys U-14 Singles final, Rethin Pranav came back fighting after losing the first set to beat third seeded Jaishnav Bhajirao Shinde of Maharashtra 6-7(2), 7-5, 6-2 and clinched the title.
In the Girls U-14 Singles final, fifteenth seeded Maahi Deval Shah of Gujarat continued her fine run in the tournament by shocking the top-seed Riya Sacdeva of Delhi 7-6(4), 6-3 and bagged the coveted title.
Boys: R.S. Rethin Pranav bt Jaishnav Bhajirao Shinde 6-7(2), 7-5, 6-2.
Girls: Maahi Deval Shah bt Riya Sacdeva 7-6(4), 6-3.