CHANDIGARH, APRIL 10:Parminder Kaur of the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association maintained her winning streak as she powered her way into girls Under- 14 and Under-16 finals at the AITA Super Series Tennis Tournament being played at the CLTA Tennis Stadium. Parminder prevailed over Zainab Ali Sajjad 7-6, 7-4 and fourth seed Saadgi Rajani 6-2, 6-3 respectively. Her opponent in both finals will be Tarranumhanda from Delhi .Ajay Yadav a trainee of CLTA’s CHART Scheme found his way into the boys Under- 14 singles final with a well-merited 6-1, 4-6, 6-3 victory over third seed Arjun Khade. Ajay dominated the first set with power and precision. A high percentage of first serves and some quality baseline domination gave Ajay the first set 6-1. Arjun then slowed the game to put Ajay out of rhythm, but finally in the third set Ajay outpowered Arjun.
R. Ramkumar of Tamil Nadu is in line for a triple crown. He has entered the boys Under-14 and U- 16 singles finals and partnering Arjun Khade, Ramkumar won the boys Under -16 doubles crown beating Suraj Konwar and Rupam Gogoi 6-2, 6-3.
Ramkumar , a member of the Indian Under- 14 team, demolished all his opponents right through the tournament enroute to his two finals. Standing stoic like a ball machine ripping top spin forehands and backhands repeatedly Ramkumar was too tough for his opponents, beating Manab Chakma 6-1,6-2 and Vishal Passi 6-1,6-1 in the boys Under- 14 and Under-16, respectively. Both matches were totally one sided with Ramkumar dominating the matches from the first game.
Boys Under-14 (semi-finals): R. Ramkumar bt Manab Chakma 6-1,6-2; Ajay Yadav bt Arjun Khade 6-1, 4-6,6-3.
Boys Under-16 (semi-finals): Vishwesh bt Ajay Yadav 7-6, 6-1; R. Ramkumar bt Vishal Passi 6-1, 6-1.
Girls Under-14 (semi-finals): Parminder Kaur bt Zainab Ali Sajjad 7-6, 6-4;Tarranum Handa bt Likhita Shetty 6-3, 5-7, 6-3.
Girls Under -16 (semi-finals): Parminder Kaur bt Saadgi Rajani 6-2,6-3;Tarranum Handa btZainab Ali sajjab 6-3, 6-3.
Boys doubles (finals): Under 14- Vilas Khate & Sushanta Mohanty bt Pankaj Kumar & S. Bonafice 6-4, 6-2. Under 16: R. Ramkumar and Arjun Khade bt Suraj Konwar & R Gogoi 6-2,6-1.