By our Sports Reporter
GUWAHATI, Nov 23: Assam lad Parikshit Somani cruised into the semi fils of the singles event in the ITF Juniors World Ranking Tennis Tourment at Chachal Tennis complex here today. In the quarter fils Parikshit today defeated Himanshu Mor, also from India, by 6-2, 6-0. In another Boys quarter fil match wild card Sumitpal Singh of India caused a major upset by defeating 5th seed Srivatsa Ratakonda in straight sets 6-4, 6-3. In the Girls Singles quarter fils 3rd seed Shivani Swarup Ingle has crashed out of the tourment losing to 7th seed Sravya Chilakalapudi in three hard fought sets 1-6, 6-3, 6-3.
Results: Boys Singles U-18 (Qtr fil): Top seed Parikshit Somani (IND) def Himanshu Mor (IND) 6-2, 6-0, 2nd seed Nitin Kumar Sinha (IND) def 6th seed Rishabh Sarda (IND) 6-1, 6-3, 4th seed Aditya Vashisth (IND) def 7th seed Kabir Manrai (IND) 6-0, 6-1, Sumitpal Singh (IND) def 5th seed Srivatsa Ratakonda (IND) 6-4, 6-3. Girls U-18 Singles (Qtr Fil)- Top seed Eunhye Lee (KOR) def 6th seed Alia Ebrahim (IND) 6-1, 6-3, 2nd seed Maria Krupeni (RUS) def 5th seed Shrivall Rashmika Bhamidipaty (IND) 6-3, 6-1, 4th seed Vaidehi Choudhury (IND) def 8th seed Harsha Sai Challa (IND) – 6-3, 6-1, 7th seed Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi (IND) def 3rd seed Shivani Swarup Ingle (IND) 1-6, 6-3, 6-3.