Top seed Mahak Jain of Madhya
Pradesh had to dig deep to get the better of Gujarats third
seed Zeel Desai 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the Under-21 singles semi-
final of tennis at the Khelo India Youth Games here Wednesday.
Jain will meet the unseeded Mihika Yadav of
Maharashtra in the gold medal match in this category, a media
In Wednesdays second U-21 girls semi-final, Mihika
dumped the unseeded Kaavya Sawhney of Uttar Pradesh 6-3, 6-3.
Meanwhile, Maharashtra's Aryaan Bhatia produced a
dominant performance to beat top seed Sushant Dabas of Haryana
7-5, 3-6, 6-2 to reach the boys U-17 singles final.
Dhruv Sunish and Girgi Pawar of Maharashtra also
Results: U-17 boys singles semi-finals:Aryaan Bhatia
(Mah) bt Sushant Dabas (Har) 7-5, 3-6, 6-2; Dev Javia (Guj) bt
Krish Patel (Guj) 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-1) U-21 boys singles
quarter-finals:Paramveer Bajwa (Chd) bt Abhinav Sanjeev (TN)
6-7 (6-8), 7-5, 6-3; Suresh Kumar Manish (TN) bt S Karteek
Ganta (Tel) 6-1, 2-0 (ret.); Nitin Sinha (WB) bt Faisal Qamar
(Raj) 6-1, 6-3; Dhruv Sunish (Mah) bt Eqbal Ishaque (WB) 6-4,
U-17 girls singles quarter-finals:Gargi Pawar (Mah)
bt Anjali Rathi (Har) 6-2, 6-7 (4-7), 6-3; Prerna Vichare
(Mah) bt S Pandithdyrai (TN) 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-5); Priyanshi
Bhandari (Guj) bt VanshikaChoudhari (UP) 6-2, 6-2; Lakshmi
Reddy (AP) bt Sanjana Sirimalla (TS) 6-2, 2-6, 6-3 U-21 girl.
singles semi-finals:Mahak Jain (MP) bt Zeel Desai (Guj) 6-4,
2-6, 6-4; Mihika Yadav (Mah) bt Kavvya Sawhney (UP) 6-3, 6-3.