Two Seeds Bite The Dust At The MSLTA ITF Seniors S100 Tennis Tournament

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Mumbai, 13th October 2021: Local players Dashrath Salvi and Ramzan Shaikh scored upset wins over second seeds Bulbul Das and Rupjit Bharali at the MSLTA ITF Seniors S100 Tennis Tournament organized by Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association(MSLTA) Under the auspices of ITF and AITA and to be played at Dr G.A.Ranade Tennis Centre, Mumbai

In the 45 plus quarter-finals, Local Player Dashrath Salvi blanked second-seeded Bulbul Das 6-0, 6-0 in the Men’s 35 Plus second round. Ramzan Shaikh outplayed second-seeded Rupjit Bharali 6-0, 6-0 to move into the quarter-finals.


In a close match, third-seeded Jigar Jetly went through a tough first set to get past Jitendra Shinde 7-6(4), 6-3. Top seeds Vishal Badri, Nitten Kirtane also moved to the next rounds with straight-set wins.

Following are the results: Mens 35 Plus: Pre-quarterfinal round:

Vishal Badri(Ind)(1) bt Darshan Gupta(Ind) 6-0, 6-0;

Datta Rewant(Ind)(3) bt Ashutosh Goel(Ind) 6-2, 6-0;

Mudit Khanna(Ind) bt Devashish Nandi(Ind) 6-2, 6-2;

Aakash Kale(Ind)(4) bt Rohit Sane(Ind)6-0, 6-0;

Ramzan Shaikh(Ind) bt Rupjit Bharali(Ind)(2) 6-0, 6-0;

Alpesh Gaikwad(Ind) bt Nitesh Rungta(Ind) 6-1, 6-3;

Rushabh Mehta(Ind) bt Haresh Ramchandani(Ind) 6-2, 6-0;

Mens 45 Plus: Quarterfinal Round:

Nitten Kirrtane(Ind)(1) bt Sandeep Bharucha(Ind) 6-1,6-0;

Jigar Jetly(Ind)(3) bt Jitendra Shinde(Ind) 7-6(4), 6-3;

Vinayak Betgeri(Ind) bt Mangesh Dabhade(Ind) 6-2, 6-0;

Dashrath Salvi(Ind) bt Bulbul Das(Ind)(2) 6-0, 6-0;