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)  bt Emerson Jones (Aus) 2-6, 6-4, 7-5;
Lily Taylor (Aus)  bt Yu-Yun Li (Tpe)  6-2, conceded;
Doubles:Semifinal Round: Boys
Rushil Khosla (Ind) /Yuvan Nandal (Ind)  bt Siwanat Auytayakul (Tha) /Suphawat Saeoui (Tha) 4-6, 6-3, 10-5;
Woohyuk Chang (Kor)  /Reiya Hattori (Jpn) Bt Shingo Masuda (Jpn) /Satoru Nakajima (Jpn) 6-7(5), 6-3, 10-8.
Photos by MSLTA