By OUR STAFF REPORTER
Dehradun, 28 Nov: The Under 14 and Under 16 Late PC Batta Memorial Tennis Tournament semi-finals were held today at Kasiga School, here. Selaqui International School will face Kasiga School in the finals of the team event, tomorrow.
In the first team event semi-finals, Kasiga School beat Aryan School be two matches to nil. Abhinav Acharya beat Krishna Gopal, 6-1, 6-1; and Keshav Gupta beat Diwakar Singh, 6-2, 6-1.
In the other semi-finals, Selaqui International School beat Durga Public School, Solan, in the deciding doubles match. Fate favoured the fighting team of Selaqui International School. Kabir Kapur beat Abhay, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3. Dhruv Banerjee lost to Raghav Singh, 6-3, 4-6, 2-6. In the doubles, the pair of Kabir & Dhruv beat Abhay and Raghav, 2-6, 7-5, (10-6).
The finals were played, today, in the Individual Under 16 and Under 14 categories. Kasiga School’s Abhinav Acharya won the Individual Under 16 category by defeating Welham School’s Sannidhya Agarwal in straight sets 6-3, 6-3. In the Under 14 singles, Saiyam Khasa of Welham School beat Yash Negi of DPS, 6-2, 6-4.