AITA Junior TourAvantika claims U-16 and U-18 girls singles titles

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Nov 9 : Riyan Kashyap of Assam claimed the U-16 Boys singles title in the AITA Junior Tour being hosted by Imphal District Tennis Association at Lamphel Tennis Court without having to break a sweat as Shanker Heisnam withdrew from the final.
Riyan went on to win the U-18 boys doubles title with Twijilang Debbarma of Tripura by registering a 7-6 (7-1), 6-0 win over Madhav Dixit and Aneesh V Udikeri.
Avantika Gutgotia of Tamil Nadu managed both the U-16 and U-18 girls singles title of the tournament with convincing wins in final matches staged today.
Avantika overwhelmed Hirva Rangani of Gujarat 6-1, 6-2 in the U-18 girls final before securing a similar 6-2, 6-1 win over Adrika Rajkumari of Assam in the U-16 final.
Avantika also notched up the U-18 girls doubles title pairing up with Hirva Rangani. The duo eased to a 6-3, 6-3 win over Assamese pair of Adrika Rajkumari and Nistha Priya for the top honours.