AITA Men’s Ranking Tennis: Two seeds bow out on day one

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    OST Sports Bureau

    Bhubaneswar, Sept. 30:

    Two seeded players bowed out of the men’s singles event of the AITA Men’s Ranking Tennis Championship, which began at the SOA University sports complex here on Monday.

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    While second seed Mohammed Azhar of Bengal was blanked out 6-0, 6-0 by Abhinansu Borthakur of Assam, eighth seed Rohit Rampuria of Bengal suffered a shock defeat from SD Prajwal Dev of Karnataka 6-2, 6-2.

    Borthakur, ranked 117, had no problem disposing of Azhar, who had a much higher ranking (59).

    In another match, third seed V Naidu of Karnataka beat his state mate S Srinivasa Darshan 7-6, 6-1, Vishnu Jinan of Karnataka beat Avilash Mishra of Odisha 6-2, 6-4 and Neeraj Choudhury of Madhya Pradesh overcame a tough fight from Prateek Pushkar Baxi of Chhattishgarh 7-6, 4-6, 6-2.

    Odisha’s Chinmay Pradhan is the top seeded player in the men’s singles event.

     

     

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