Calcutta: The girls’ U-18 top seed Priyanka Parekh of Bengal moved into the second round of the Mint-O junior tennis championship at the South Club Wednesday. She whipped Prema Prema Mythri 6-0, 6-0. Meanwhile, in the boys’ U-14 category, S. Sridhar beat R. Gogoi 6-3, 6-3 while third seeded K. Sharma beat A. Garg 6-2, 6-4.
In the girls’ U-14 category, Parija Maloo of Maharashtra beat Moumita Bhattacharya of West Bengal 6-0, 6-0.
Meanwhile, the meet got off Wednesday in the presence of former Davis Cup players Naresh Kumar and Akhtar Ali and the newly-elected South Club president Rajat Mukherjee.