Jagtar Arora knocks out second seed Aaryan Zaveri

Qualifier Jagtar Arora knocked out second seed Aaryan Zaveri 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 in the boys quarterfinals of the ITF grade-5 junior tennis tournament at the VIP Club courts on Thursday.

In the semifinals, Jagtar will play Krishan Hooda. The other semifinal will be between Calvin Golmei and Madhwin Kamath.

In the girls event, top seed Kaavya Sawhney had to play her best to beat Maanya Viswanath 7-5, 7-5. She will play Priyanshi Bhandari, while Sudipta Kumar will face the champion of the last event, Pimrada Jattavapornvanit of Thailand.

The results:

Boys (quarterfinals): Calvin Golmei bt Jaishvinn Sidana 6-3, 6-1; Madhwin Kamath bt Piyush Salekar 6-4, 6-4; Krishan Hooda bt Sai Karteek Reddy Ganta 6-2, 6-4; Jagtar Arora bt Aaryan Zaveri 3-6, 6-2. 6-3.

Doubles (semifinals): Udit Kamboj & Uddayvir Singh bt Piyush Salekar & Aaryan Zaveri 7-6(5), 6-4; Naresh Badgujar & Nishant Dabas bt Anurag Agarwal & Kabir Hans 4-6, 7-6(3), [10-8].

Girls (quarterfinals): Kaavya Sawhney bt Maanya Viswanath 7-5, 7-5; Priyanshi Bhandari bt Reetika Grewal 6-4, 6-3; Sudipta Kumar bt Sharannya Gaware 6-4, 6-1; Pimrada Jattavapornvanit (Tha) bt Malvika Shukla 7-6(4), 6-1.

Doubles (semifinals): Kaavya Sawhney & Prinkle Singh bt Priyanshi Bhandari & Rutuja Chaphalkar 6-2, 6-4; Vipasha Mehra & Hrudaya Shah bt Sarah Dev & Sharannya Gaware 6-2, 4-6, [10-8].