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Thaosen, Marathe, Patil cause upsets

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Assam's Andy Thaosen and Maharashtra's Siddharth Marathe and Sonal Patil toppled seeds to move into the quarterfinals of the 11th Ramesh Desai Memorial Junior Tennis Nationals for under 12 boys and girls today.

In the boys singles Thaosen came back from loss of the first set to upset sixth seeded Rushil Khosla of 2-6, 6-3, 6-4.

boy and qualifier Marathe played intelligently to upset eighth seeded Wyatt Obrien of 6-2, 6-0 to enter the last eight.

In the girls' section Sonal Patil of Kolhapur recorded the lone upset as she upset twelfth seeded Lakshmi Arunkumar of 6-7(10), 6-1, 6-2 to make it to the quarters.

Top seed Aayush Bhat and Skandha Rao of Karnataka, second seed Aditya Rathi of , fifth seed Arunava Majumdar of , Eapen Joshua and Prajwal Tewari of were the other boys to make it to the last eight.

The (Pre-quarterfinals):

Boys Singles:

Aayush Bhat(Kar,1) bt Kavin Karthik 6-1, 6-1; Siddharth Marathe(Mah) bt Wyatt Obrien(WB,8)6-2, 6-0; Eapen Joshua(Mah,16) bt Adhirit Awal(TN) 6-0, 6-1; Andy Thaosen(AS) bt Rushil Khosla (UP,6)2-6, 6-3, 6-4; Arunava Majumdar(WB,5) bt Niranjan Edison(TN,9)6-3,7-6(2); Prajwal Tewari(Mah,13) bt Jaishnav Shinde(Mah)6-0, 7-6(11); Skandha Rao(Kar) bt Arya Bhattachary(WB)6-0, 6-1; Aditya Rathi(Har,2) bt Aryan Shah(Guj,14)6-0, 6-3.

Girls Singles: Siddhi Khandelwal(Guj,1) bt Anya Jacob(Mah)6-2, 6-0; Abhaya Vemuri(TS,12) bt Durganshi DL(Del)6-2, 6-3; Sonal Patil(Mah) bt Lakshmi Arunkumar(TN,12)6-7(10), 6-1, 6-2; Madhurima Sawant(Mah,9) bt Parikh Pavitra(Guj) 6-4, 7-5; Ananya SR(TN) bt Alisha Deogaonkar (Mah) 6-1, 6-3; Kundana Bandaru(TN) bt Amishi Shukla 6-1, 6-0; Saina Deshpande(Mah) bt Shravani Khawale (Mah) 6-1, 6-2; Pari Singh(Mah,2) bt Apurva Vemuri(TS,14) 6-0, 6-0.

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 21:22 IST