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Ankita wins in Aurangabad tennis

Aurangabad: Top seed Ankita Raina outplayed Malaysia's Theiviya Selvarajoo 6-2, 6-2 en route to a second round at the $10,000 Enduranace MSLTA ITF women's tennis tournament here Tuesday.Also advancing were Japanese fourth seed Emi Mutaguchi,
IANS January 07, 2014 18:08 IST
IANS
Aurangabad: Top seed Ankita Raina outplayed Malaysia's Theiviya Selvarajoo 6-2, 6-2 en route to a second round at the $10,000 Enduranace MSLTA ITF women's tennis tournament here Tuesday.




Also advancing were Japanese fourth seed Emi Mutaguchi, who swept past Arantxa Andrady 6-3, 6-2, and compatriot Chihiro Nunome, who ousted Sharmada Balu 6-1, 6-2.

Wildcard Rutuja Bhosale went through a tough first set but settled down to beat Anushka Bhargava 6-4, 6-1 while qualifier Amrita Mukherjee scored an easy 6-2, 6-0 win over wildcard Isha Budwal.

Round 1 results:
Singles: 1-Ankita Raina bt Theiviya Selvarajoo (Mas) 6-2, 6-2; 6-Prerna Bhambri bt Aashima Garg 6-0, 6-1; 4-Emi Mutaguchi (Jpn) bt Arantxa Andrady 6-3, 6-2; Rutuja Bhosale bt Anushka Bhargava 6-4, 6-1; Amrita Mukherjee bt Isha Budwal 6-2, 6-0; 7-Natasha Palha bt Sharon Sanchana Paul 6-3, 6-4; Chihiro Nunome (Jpn) bt Sharmada Balu 6-1, 6-4; 2-Prarthana Thombare bt Jeni Patel 6-1, 6-2.

Doubles: Emi Mutaguchi/Nunome Chihiro (Jpn) bt Riya Bhatia/Amrita Mukherjee (Ind) 6-3, 6-1; Akshara/Iska Teertha bt Aashima Garg/Shrishti Slaria 6-4, 6-1; Sanya Madan/Preethi Ujjini bt Sahan Shetty/Vaibhavi Trivedi 6-4, 4-6 (10-3).