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Khelo: Mahak and Zeel's rivalry to be highlight in tennis

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

Budding players and Zeel lead a host of teenage stars that line-up at to be held later this week at the Complex here.

Both Mahak and Zeel have lead by example on court and also share a healthy on-court rivalry among themselves.

While 17-year-old Mahak, a two-time national women's champion, remains a stand out by beating opponents older and more experienced than her, Gujarat's Zeel has been her challenger in waiting, a issued Tuesday said.

It is this rivalry that exemplifies the games purpose and will make the event a treat to watch out for.

The Mahak-Zeel clash is a big rivalry in the making for fans.

Among the others who line up as challengers are national junior champion (Telangana), Shrivalli Rashmikaa Bhamidipaty, Shivani Amineni, Kaavya Sawhney, and (Maharashtra), it said.

In the men's section emerging players in Manish Sureshkumar, Nitin Sinha, Aryan Goveas, Siddhant Banthia, and make up an exciting field.

Other contenders include Calvin Gomei, Megh Patel, and

For the under-17 event, Krish Patel, Denim Yadav, Sushant Dabas, Divesh Gahlot, and are the ones to watch out for.

In the girls' section, it will be Gargi Pawar, Vipasha Mehra, Sharannya Gaware, Bhakti Shah, Sudipta Senthilkumar and Rutuja Chaphalkar.

The rules stipulate participation in only one age group for each

The draw for the event will be 16 for singles and eight for doubles, the release stated.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 20:05 IST