Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 | Last Update : 11:53 PM IST
Local girl Ruma Gaikaiwari who was rewarded with a wildcard for finishing No.1 in Pune district.
Varshith Kumar Marreddy edged out Arnav Oruganti 5-7, 7-5, 6-1 to enter the second round of the boys singles main draw at MSLTA KPIT — Arun Wakankar Memorial ATF Asian under 14 Series Tennis Tournament and played at the MSLTA School of Tennis Mhalunge Balewadi Tennis Complex
In other close matches sixth seeded Manuel Josh of Great Britain came back from loss of first set to get past Vineeth Mutyala 5-7, 6-2, 6-2; Samar Malhotra of India got the better of Eshan Degamwar of Ireland 3-6, 6-0, 6-1; second seeded Krishang Raghuvanshi survived a fighting wildcard Aditya Iyer 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 to make it to round two; Pune boy and Under 12 national champion Manas Dhamne moved into the second round with ease accounting for Sudhanshu Sawant 6-0, 6-2.
Local girl Ruma Gaikaiwari who was rewarded with a wildcard for finishing No.1 in Pune district outplayed another wildcard Tamanna Saini 6-1, 6-2 to enter the second round in the girls section