ITF men’s tournament
Former national champion Siddharth Vishwakar let the top seed Vladyslav Orlov off the hook in the first round of the USD 15,000 ITF men’s tennis tournament at the BSP Tennis Complex in Bhilai on Tuesday.
Vishwakarma led 3-0 and 4-2 in the decider, before being beaten 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 by Orlov. He missed three game points to force the tie-break in the decider.
Qualifier Aanya Choubey of the USA beat sixth seed Nandini Dixit 6-4, 7-5 in the girls first round of the ITF grade-4 junior tennis tournament at the DLTA Complex in New Delhi on Tuesday.
The results (first round)
Top seed Kaichi Uchida of Japan beat Prajnesh Gunneswaran 6-3, 1-6, 6-3 in the first round of the USD 53,120 Challenger tennis tournament in Yokkaichi, Japan, on Tuesday. In another first-round match, qualifier Colin Sinclair of Northern Mariana Islands outplayed Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-2, 6-2.
The results ($53,120 Challenger, Yokkaichi, Japan)
The results ($15,000 ITF women, Nairobi, Kenya)
Samanna Everaa achieved the highest score in India at the World Dressage Challenge in the youth category
Chennai girl Samanna Everaa placed first with a record score of 73.225 in the World dressage challenge help at Bangalore Embassy school.
This score is the highest in India making her the Gold winner of the World dressage challenge in the youth category (14y to 16y).
15-year-old, Samanna, is trained by Isabelle Hassleder from Austria at The Chennai Equitation centre.
The equestrian premier league happens for six months from June every month and the overall table points decide the Grand Championship for the year in November.
This year, Samanna has been placed first, from June to November. According to the overall tally, Samanna was adjudged the winner of the Grand Championship.
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