August 6, Indian sports activities information wrap: Mairaj Ahmad Khan leads nationwide shotgun choice trials

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Nationwide shotgun trials: Olympian Mairaj Ahmad Khan leads

Olympian Mairaj Ahmad Khan led with 72 after three rounds of skeet within the fifth Nationwide shotgun choice trials in Jaipur on Saturday.

Mairaj had rounds of 25, 24 and 23. He was adopted by Kuldeep Sanyashi and Olympian Angad Vir Bajwa on 71. Rituraj Bundela and Anantjeet Singh Naruka shot 70.

There shall be two extra rounds on Sunday, adopted by the semifinals and medal spherical.

In girls’s part, it was Areeba Khan main on 72, adopted by Raiza Dhillon and Maheshwari Chauhan on 70. Darshna Rathore (67), Ganemat Sekhon (65), Parinaaz Dhaliwal (64) adopted the main pack.

Rituraj Singh Bundela (70) and Areeba Khan (72) led within the junior males’s and ladies’s sections respectively.

-Kamesh Srinivasan


Yuki and Saketh in doubles ultimate

Yuki and Saketh in doubles ultimate Second seeds Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni beat Purav Raja and Divij Sharan 6-4, 6-3 within the doubles semifinals of the $53,120 Challenger tennis match in Lexington.

Within the ultimate, the Indian pair was scheduled to tackle Gijs Brouwer and Aidan McHugh.

Within the $60,000 ITF girls’s occasion in Lexington, Karman Kaur Thandi was crushed 6-3, 6-1 by qualifier Peyton Stearns within the quarterfinals.

Within the $25,000 occasion in Rio, Riya Bhatia reached the singles semifinals and the doubles ultimate.

Within the ITF males’s occasion in Tunisia, Niki Poonacha and Rithvik Choudary Bollipalli gained the doubles title.


$53,120 Challenger, Lexington, US Doubles (semifinals): Yuki Bhambri & Saketh Myneni bt Purav Raja & Divij Sharan 6-4, 6-3.

$60,000 ITF girls, Lexington, US

Singles (quarterfinals): Peyton Stearns (US) bt Karman Kaur Thandi 6-3, 6-1. $25,000 ITF girls, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Singles (quarterfinals): Riya Bhatia bt Romina Couno (Per) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.

Doubles (semifinals): Maria Paulina Perez-Garcia (Col) & Riya Bhatia bt Romina Couno (Per) & Sabastiani Leon (US) 6-3, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF girls, Monastir, Tunisia

Singles (semifinals): Yao Xinxin (Chn) bt Jennifer Luikham 6-3, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF girls, Kottingbrunn, Austria

Doubles (semifinals): Karolina Kubanova & Ivana Sebestova (Cze) bt Tiphanie Fiquet (Fra) & Zeel Desai 1-6, 6-2, [11-9].

$15,000 ITF males, Monastir, Tunisia

Doubles (ultimate): Rithvik Choudary Bollipalli & Niki Poonacha bt Li Majun & Tang Sheng (Chn) 6-3, 6-4.

-Kamesh Srinivasan


World Junior Tennis: Australia beats India

Sixth seed Australia beat India 2-0 within the positional match for the decrease placings within the World Junior Tennis under-14 Finals in Prostejov, Czech Republic.

India was enjoying Tunisia to keep away from ending on the backside among the many elite 16 international locations of the world.


Play-off 9-16: Australia bt India 2-1 (Emerson Jones bt 6-1, 6-4; Tahlia Kokkinis bt Aishwarya Jadhav 6-1, 6-3).

-Kamesh Srinivasan

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