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  • Tuesday, September, 2022| Today's Market | Current Time: 05:23:07
  • Aman Shetty progressed into the Pre-Quarter stage along with Andrew and Ashwin Narsinghani; while Goa’s Tejas Shevde and Anant Kochhar notched up impressive victories in their respective matches of the men’s singles event at the Gadre Gaspar Dias Open 2022 tennis championships being played at the Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias courts-Miramar and at Panjim Gymkhana.

    The annual tennis tournament by Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias, Goa’s first tennis club, is being organised under the aegis of the Goa State  Tennis Association (GSTA), with support from Gadre Group.

    In the Round 3 , Aman Shetty knocked out Kafil Kadvekar with a 6-3 victory. Andrew had to wait till the tie-breaker to taste success against Arshad Desai as he registered 7-6(4) win. In another Round 3 encounter, Ashwin cruised to a 6-2 win against Joseph Porthur.

    Defending champion Praneeth V. fired on all cylinders as he crushed Jassin Chattaram 6-0. Last year’s finalist and 4 times men’s single champion and one of Goa’s best young players Tejas Shevde was in great touch too, as he registered a 6-0 victory over Harkirat Singh. Tanay Amonkar was in his elements as well , while recording a 6-0 win over Yash Lingudkar. Anant Kochhar also looked good as he brushed aside the challenge of Manoj Lohiya 6-1 in the second round.

    Meanwhile in the men’s doubles event, Suraj Bikkanewar and Praneeth V scored a comprehensive 6-1 victory over Arshad and Manoj Lohiya in Round 2. Aditya and Indraneel Pawar entered the second round with an easy 6-2 win against Gary Steel-Nandy.

    Some of the other men’s singles second round results saw Goa’s Sameer Kakodkar beat Jeetu Melwani 6-1, Veer Kotwal beat Sharad Mishra 6-0, Balachandra beat Pranab Mehrishi 6-3, Rajat Parmar beat Kishtij  6-1.

    Results (Doubles): Arshad Desai/Manoj Lohiya beat Rahul Singh/Sughosh 6-3; Adharsh/Jaiwin Ranjit beat Kunal Walia-Aditya 6-1; Aman/Prithvi beat Gotham/Ryan  6-0; Raju/Andrew beat Praful Asher/Laxman  6-1; Manal Desai/Sandeep Deshmane beat Jeetu v/Sameer Kakodkar 6-1; Aditya Shinde/Yash Khade beat Kabir Gadre/Aryan Menon 6-4: Anuj/Jassin Chattaram beat Aman Shetty/Wenech 6-2; Nikunj Gupta/Tanay Amonkar beat Shay Chodanker Walke/Krishna Volvoikar 6-0; Santosh/Pratik Agawane beat Atul Runwal/L Roy 6-0;  Pramod Umarje/Sandeep Verlekar beat Prthvi/Kshitij 6-3;

    Results (Singles): Milind Nagarkar beat Chinmay Kulkarni 6-0, Saiel Gajinkar beat Aditya Shinde 6-0, Prithvi Prathapan beat Santosh Gorawar 7-6(5), Mano Chhabra beat Murugan 6-4, Ashwin Narsinghani beat Sravan Danda won 6-0, Rajaram Kundaikar beat Utkarsh Singh 6-1, Balchandra beat Santos Yohann 6-1, Suraj Bikkanewar beat Jason Pereira 6-0, Rahul Singh beat Milind Nagarkar 6-1, Kshtij Garg beat Leran Dsouza 6-3, Vaibhav Rouduri beat Tushar 6-3, Sharad Mishra beat Laxman Alway 6-3, Omkar Islampure beat Aman Bundell 6-3, Prajat Halankar beat Cherian Joseph 6-3, Indraneel Pawar beat Prithvi Naik 6-3, Richard Lockhart Smith beat Yun Jeong 7-5, Kafil Kadvekar beat Vaibhav Rouduri 6-0, Jaiwin Ranjit beat Pushkaraj Karajat 6-0, Abhishek Dethan beat Kunal Walia 6-2, Aman Shetty beat Arav Eshwar 6-0.

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