Shruti in Girls finals at MSLTA ITF Asian B1 Championships

India’s top Shruti Ahlawat  entered the finals of the Girls singles   , while  Indian Boys pair of Rushil Khosla and Yuvan nandal reached the boys doubles finals at the MSLTA-PMDTA ITF Asian B1 Championships being organised by MSLTA PMDTA and played at the Deccan Gymkhana Courts in Pune.

In the  Girls Singles  Semifinal  played today the second seeded Shruti Ahlawat  came back  from loss of the first set a from  being 1-4 down in the final  set to down third seeded Emerson Jones of Australia 2-6, 6-4, 7-5  in a   2 hour 30 minutes match .  After losing the first set the bespectacled  Ahlawat  lost the first set  and was down 1-4 in the second before coming back  and reeling 5 games in a row to capture the second set 6-4 and level set sores , in the third set  Shruti was gain down 1-4 before she found her bearings  to break the Australian in the 7th and 11th games and  then serve 3 aces in the 12th game and make it to the finals against  another Australian Lily Taylor  

In the second semifinals Taylor  won the first set  6-2  as the top seeded  Yu-Yun Li of Chinese Taipei conceded the match due to leg ligament injury . the girls finals will be played on Saturday 

In the boys doubles finals fourth seeded Indian pair of Rushil Khosla and Yuvan Nandal  came back from loss of the first set to  get past a fighting Thai pair of Siwanat Auytayakul   and Suphawat Saeoui  4-6, 6-3, 10-5  and enter the finals . They will now take on  third seeded Woohyuk Chang  of Korea and Reiya Hattori  of  Japan   who   notched a credible 6-7(5), 6-3, 10-8  win over  the Japanese pair of   Shingo Masuda  and Satoru Nakajima  . 

Singles: Semifinal Round: Girls

Shruti Ahlawat (Ind) [2] bt Emerson Jones (Aus) [3]2-6, 6-4, 7-5; 
Lily Taylor (Aus) [6] bt Yu-Yun Li (Tpe) [1] 6-2, conceded;

Doubles:Semifinal Round: Boys

Rushil Khosla (Ind) /Yuvan Nandal (Ind) [4] bt Siwanat Auytayakul (Tha) /Suphawat Saeoui (Tha) 4-6, 6-3, 10-5; 

Woohyuk Chang (Kor) [3] /Reiya Hattori (Jpn) Bt   Shingo Masuda (Jpn) /Satoru Nakajima (Jpn) 6-7(5), 6-3, 10-8. 

Photos by MSLTA

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