New Delhi, October 3 (PTI) The promising Nitin Kumar Sinha did a brief job of the Anshu Bhuyan qualifier, but top seed Arjun Kadhe had to fight a tiny, chubby Yugal Bansal to make the quarterfinals singles Men's Fenesta National Tennis Championships here on Wednesday.
Young Sinha, who is transitioning from junior to senior without a regular coach, dominated Bhuyan from the start and finished with a deserved 6-2 6-1 winner.
A Calcutta player stood his ground throughout the match and never let his opponent play his game.
Sinha almost lost nothing and caused Bhuyan to take a risky shot, accumulating errors.
"I do not, now I have a coach, if I need to talk about something, I do it with my father or Rajesh Rai, the man who lives in Raipur, it's a great tournament and there's a good cash prize (Rs 3 lakh for the winner), so I want to do it right here, "said Sinha, who used to train with Akhtar Ali on Calcutt. a club.
Next he will face another junior star, Siddhant Banthia, who beat BR Niskshep 6-1 6-1.
Top seed Kadhe had to win the victory of Bansal, a 19-year-old student who hit the ball hard and solid from the baseline with his returns.
Kadhe was the most experienced and had a bigger game to emerge winner with a score of 6-2 6-3. To his credit, Bansal, who trains with Gaurav Sharma in Delhi, made it as difficult as possible for Kadhe, breaking him twice in the second set.
"He had a good game, it was a completely different game than the first round." Bansal was solid from behind while Kunal Anand had a bigger serve. I found my rhythm as the match progressed. Since he was left behind, I could try a little serve and volley today, "said Kadhe.
the young Isaque Iqbal, who advanced when Jayesh Pungliya retired while losing 2-5 in the first set due to the fever.
Former champion Mohit Mayur Prakash and VM Ranjeet participated in a dogfight in which the latter prevailed 6-2 2-6 6-2 in scorching heat.Ranjeet will close the horns with the third seed Sidharth Rawat advanced after CP Anirudh retired after losing 0-5 after a thigh injury.
In the women's singles, the two best seeds advanced without breaking the sweat.The top seed Zeel Desai defeated Anusha Kondaveeti 6-0 6 -1, while second favorite and defending champion Mahak Jain eliminated Avika Sagwal 6-0 6-0.