June 11: Indian sports news wrap of the day

June 11 daily sports wrap: Here are all the major developments from Indian sports today.

Aryan Arora and Suryanshi Tanwar were the boys and girls champions in the National series under-18 tennis tournament organised by the Singha Academy. Representative Image   -  Getty Images

TENNIS-

Aryan Arora and Suryanshi Tanwar were the boys and girls champions in the National series under-18 tennis tournament organised by the Singha Academy.

Aryan beat Mayank Sharma 6-1, 6-4 in the final. Suryanshi beat her doubles partner and top seed Hannah Nagpal 6-4, 7-5 for the girls title.

Suryanshi and Hannah won the girls doubles title. Vaheen Patel and Prajwal Tewari bagged the boys doubles title.

The results (finals):

Boys: Aryan Arora bt Mayank Sharma 6-1, 6-4; Doubles: Vaheen Patel & Prajwal Tewari bt Siddarth Madhavan & Siddharth Gowthaman 6-1, 7-5.

Girls: Suryanshi Tanwar bt Hannah Nagpal 6-4, 7-5; Doubles: Hannah Nagpal & Suryanshi Tanwar bt Prisha Prasad & Durganshi 6-1, 6-1.

-Kamesh Srinivasan

Rutuja Bhosale wins doubles title

Rutuja Bhosale in partnership with Erika Sema beat Haruna Arakawa and Natsuho Arakawa 6-1, 6-3 in the doubles final of the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Thailand on Saturday.

It was the second doubles title of the season for the 26-year-old Rutuja, and 18th of her professional career.

In the singles semifinals, however, Rutuja got beaten 6-1, 6-1 by top seed Nao Hibino of Japan.

The results:

$25,000 ITF women, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Singles (semifinals): Nao Hibino (Jpn) bt Rutuja Bhosale 6-1, 6-1.

Doubles (final): Erika Sema (Jpn) & Rutuja Bhosale bt Haruna Arakawa & Natsuho Arakawa 6-1, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF men, San Diego, US

Doubles (semifinals): Yuta kikuchi (Jpn) & Siddhant Banthia bt Blake Kasday & Jett Middleton (US) 6-1, 2-6, [10-5].

-Kamesh Srinivasan

GOLF

Tvesa, Diksha and Sharma miss cut at Scandinavian

All three Indians taking part in the Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed golf missed the 36-hole cut with disappointing performances.

The two women, Diksha Dagar and Tvesa Malik and the lone male player, Shubhankar Sharma, were all way off the cut line.

After a first round 76, Sharma shot 71 in the second but was still T-115, while Diksha had a second straight 74. Tvesa Malik, who is not being able to find the form that gave her such good results last year, shot 76-78.

The cut fell at -2 with 69 players making it through to the final two rounds at the Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed.

Australia's Jason Scrivener had a blistering second day firing a 64 (-8) to lead by two shots. After carding a 68 on day one at Halmstad Golf Club, the 33-year-old went bogey-free and rolled in eight birdies to reach 12-under-par at the halfway point of the competition.

The Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed is a co-sanctioned event between the LET and DP World Tour and it sees 78 men and 78 women playing for the same prize fund of USD 2 million and one trophy.

Italian amateur Carolina Melgrati followed up her opening round of 65 (-7), which equalled the course record, with a second round of 69 to be 10-under-par after 36 holes.

The 19-year-old rolled in two birdies and one bogey on her front nine before making two more birdies on her back nine to continue her impressive form and be in a share of second place.

After finishing T4 at the Ladies Italian Open, Melgrati has a different putter this week, but it is working a treat at Halmstad Golf Club.

Scotland's Craig Howie and England's Daniel Gavins are tied for fifth place on nine-under having recorded rounds of 70 and 67, respectively.

Henrik Stenson carded a 66 (-6) on day two to move onto eight-under-par and into the top 10 as he is in a share of seventh place.

Stenson is joined by fellow Swede Kristoffer Broberg, Thailand's Jazz Janewattananond and Spanish duo Nacho Elvira and Santiago Tarrio.

-PTI

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