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Priyanshi, Reddy move to second round of junior Asian tennis championship

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

India's Priyanshi Bhandari and scored contrasting victories to move to the second round of the girls and the boys events respectively at the HCL Asian B1 Junior Tennis Championship, here on Monday.

Priyanshi Bhandari thrashed Hoi Ki of 6-0, 6-1 while Reddy came faced stiff competition from Hong Kong's before prevailing 6-4 1-6 6-4 in the opening round.

Also moving to the next round was top seed Dostanbek Tashbulatov, who easily got past wild card Aryaan Bhatia 6-3 6-2.

Sixth seeded Sacchitt Sharma rallied past wildcard Tejasvi Mehra 6-1 6-3 and seventh seeded Mann Maulik Shah played out a tough second set to get past Aaryan Zaveri 6-2 7-6(4).

Local lad and last year's runner-up beat of 6-4 6-2.

In the most exciting contest of the day, Taiyo Hirano of came back from behind to edge out Madhwin Kamath 4-6 7-6(6) 6-3.

In the girls event, top seed of defeated wildcard Gargi Pawar 6-4 6-1 while proved too strong for Sudipta Kumar, winning 6-2 6-4.

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First Published: Mon, October 22 2018. 17:45 IST