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Pune's Siddhant Banthia in boys' final of Asian Juniors

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

Fourth-seeded local boy, Siddhant Banthia, entered the boys' singles final of the 2nd HCL Asian B1 Junior Championship here Friday.

In the semi-final, Banthia was leading 6-2, 4-2 when top-seeded rival conceded the match.

The Pune boy, who is supported by the state association MSLTA in his career along with others, will now take on second-seeded of in the title clash Saturday at the Deccan Gymkhana.

Fomin scored a 6-4, 6-3 win over third-seeded Seon Yong Han Of Korea in the other semi-final.

In the girls' singles, third-seeded Mananchaya Sawangkaew of upset top-seeded of Hong Kong 7-6 (4), 6-2.

She set up an all-Thai final with eighth-seeded Mai Napatt Nirundorn, who struggled before getting past fourth- seeded Priska of 2-6, 6-3, 6-0 in the other semi-final match.

Mananchaya Sawangkaew later paired with Himari Sato of to take the girls' doubles title.

In the final, they put out Of and Punnin Kovapitukted of 7-5, 6-3.

Third-seeded Of and Uzbek Fomin carved out a 7-6(7-5), 6-3 win over the Indian pair of Dev Javia and Mann Shah to win the boys' doubles crown.

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First Published: Fri, October 26 2018. 17:25 IST