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Asian Juniors Tennis begins

By our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, Nov 13: Asian Juniors, the Asian Ranking Tournament of The Asian Tennis Federation for Boys and Girls in the 14 years age group, got underway at the Jorhat Tennis Club today. The meet was inaugurated by former international footballer Harold Sangma. Veteran sports organizer Tapan Dutta and the president of the All Assam Tennis Association Raktim Saikia were also present in the inaugural function.
Result of today’s matches: Boys Under 14 Year Singles (1st Round): Arunush Bora bt  Nizar Hussain  6-1, 6-3; Andy Thaosen bt Aryan Borah  6-1, 6-4, Rohan Agarwal  bt. Rishit Bajaj   6-2, 6-0, Roktim Gogoi  bt.  Baibhab Das  6-1, 6-4.
Girls Under 14 Year Singles (1st Round): Justina Borgohain (Ind)  bt.  Veda Madhusudan (USA)  6-1, 6-1
Namrata Das (Ind)  bt  Sinung Langkam (Ind)  6-1, 6-1; Shakshi Baruah (Ind) bt Tanishqa Patar (Ind)  6-1, 6-3.