Sneha Yadav, Prakriti Shrestha and Aja Regmi has reached the quarterfinals of the 15th Jayakar Memorial National Junior Lawn Tennis Tournament in U-14 Girls singles on Monday.
In the competition organized by Man JJayakar Tennis Academy, Sneha defeated Nimisha Dhakal 6-1 and 6-3, Prakriti defeated Shristi Rai 6-4 and 6-3 and Aja defeated Aayesha Gurung 6-4 and 6-4 to reach the quarterfinals.
In the boys event in the same category, Kubehang Chemjong defeated Ayush Gurung 6-0 and 6-0, Aryan Giri defeated Safal Shrestha 6-1 and 6-1, Adit Agrawal defeated Shakshyat Shahi 6-4, 0-6 and 6-4, and Saroj Tamang defeated Pranav Manandhar 6-1, 4-6 and 7-5, making the place in quarter finals safe.
In U-9 event, Samragyi Lama in girls and Darshin Shrestha in boys made it to the quarterfinals.
In a Saturday-run tournament, 51 players are participating in 10 different events. The total prize of the competition is Rs. 2 lakh 48 thousand rupees.