CHANDIGARH, JUNE 16, 2019: Top seed Dalwinder Singh and Megh Bhargav Patel qualify for main draw of men’s singles in the CLTA-AITA National Ranking Tennis Championship at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.
In the men’s singles final qualifying round Dalwinder defeated Ganesh Srinivasan in a straight sets 6-3, 6-2. Dalwinder maintained his momentum and dominant with his powerful ground stroke throughout the match. Fourth seed Megh Bhargav Patel over played Pranash Babu in a easy match 6-3, 6-1. Second seed Suraj Prabodh, Raghav Jaisinghani and Abhimanyu Vannamreddy also qualified for Main Draw.
In the women’s singles final qualifying round Prinkle Singh defeated Princy Panchal in one sided match 6-0, 6-2. Salsa Aher upset top seed Chandana Potugari in straight sets. Salsa won the first set without conceding a single game 6-0. In the second set Salsa maintained her rhythm of game and played consistently with aggressive ground stroke and won the set and match 6-1.
Eighth seed Bela Sandeep Tamhankar defeated Pooja Ingale 6-0, 6-2. Other players who moved into Main Draw are Sarah Dev, Bhargavi Kalaga, Lakshmi Reddy and Kaavya Balasubramanian
Results (finals Qualifying)
Men’s singles: Dalwinder Singh  bt. Ganesh Srinivasan 6-3, 6-2, Suraj Prabodh  bt. Mandeep Yadav 6-2, 7-6(8), Raghav Jaisinghani  bt. Puru Upadhyay  6-3, 7-5, Megh Bhargav Patel  bt. Pranash Babu  6-3, 6-1, Ganta Sai Karteek Reddy  bt. Oges Theyjo J  6-2, 6-4, Abhimanyu Vannemreddy bt. Aaryan Pandit  6-1, 6-2, Mohit Bondre bt. Shubham Malhotra 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, Kartik Sharma  bt. Sanket Tomar 6-1, 6-1.
Women’s singles: Salsa Aher  bt. Chandana Potugari  6-0, 6-1, Ayushi Singh bt. Aareyalee Chavan 4-6, 6-1, 6-1, Sarah Dev bt. Harleen Kaur 6-4, 6-3, Bhargavi Kalaga bt. Medhavi Singh  6-0, 6-1, Vutukuru Lakshmi Sahithi Reddy bt. Ruju Chauhan 6-0, 6-1, Kaavya Balasubramanian bt. Shreya Chakraborty 6-4, 6-3, Prinkle Singh bt. Princy Panchal 6-0, 6-2, Bela Sandeep Tamhankar  bt. Pooja Ingale 6-0, 6-2.