| Vivan Victor Das in action in Guwahati on Tuesday. Picture by UB Photos |
Guwahati, Dec. 18: Ronit Bora and Pratyus Poddar today stormed into the under-12 boys’ semi-finals in the ongoing GlaxoSmithKline-NETF All Assam Ranking Tennis Championship at the North East Tennis Foundation courts here.
While Ronit eased past Prateek Hazarika 6-2, 6-1, Pratyus defeated Anurag Bora 6-1, 6-4 in the quarter-finals played today. Md Iftikar prevailed over Anurag Buragohain 6-2, 6-3 and Prakit Dutta overcame a stiff challenge from Karan B. Das by 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (4) to book the other two semi-final berths.
Ronit Bora also booked a pre-quarterfinal berth in boys’ under-14 event. He sailed past Pratyus Poddar 6-2 in the single-setter second round match played today.
The other pre-quarterfinalists in the age group include Ankit Kashyap, Debojyoti Bora, Rituraj Gogoi, Debashish Medhi, Vivan V. Das, Kritartha Hazarika, Anurag Buragohain, Aman Deo, Parth Lohia, Anshuman Phukan and Jugal Baruah.