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Khelo: Gujarat's Zeel Desai powers into tennis quarter-finals

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

Thirdseed Zeel of made a start to her campaign on the first day of the competition at the Khelo Youth Gameshere Monday.

Zeel, winner of two gold medals at the Youth in the in 2017,got the better of Pratibha Naryanprasad of 6-0, 6-0 to storm into the girls Under-21 quarter-finals, a issued said.

In the boy's Under-21 section, second seed Faisal Qamar of launched his campaign on a winning note, moving into the quarters with a 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) win over Megh Patel of

Third seed S Manish of outplayed wild card entrant Gokulantham of Puducherry 6-1, 6-0 in less than 30 minutes.

Fourth seed Paramveer Bajwa of Chandigarh was dominant, moving into the next round with 6-2, 6-1 win over Rhythm Malhotra of

However, thematch of the day was between of and Vanishka Chaudhari of in the girls U-17 competition which lasted for almost three hours before the latter won 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (6-3).

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 21:25 IST