In the biggest upset of the day, US-born Parminder, whose father has shifted base to India to pursue her tennis knocked out Sri Lankan top seed Sherene Wijwsingha 6-1, 6-2 in a one-sided encounter in the girls category, Zainab Ali Sjjad upset seventh seeded Ravina Shetty 6-3, 6-1, while in the same event Riddhi Hegde of Mumbai recorded her big win accounting for eight seeded Madhuri Pathere 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 in a three hour encounter.
In the boys event, on a day of tough first round matches, Advait Sadwilkar of Pune, who came back into the draw as a lucky loser created the biggest upset when he accounted for fourth seeded Rajat Solanki 7-5, 6-0. Another Pune player Rakshay Thakkar came near to causing another upset on the adjoining court as he suandered a 6-3, 3-0 lead against sixth seeded Ronit Bisht. Bisht manged to regain his calm and went on to win a marathon two-hour battle 4-6, 6-4,6-2 and make it to the second round.
The tournament was inaugurated by Pune Divisional Commissioner and keen tennis enthusasist Nitin Karir, The president of PYC Mr Shashi Vaidya and Joint Secreraty of MSLTA Anand Tulpule presided over the function. The honorary secretary of PYC Mr Subash Lodha welcomed, while tennis secretary Prakash Lodha proposed the vote of thanks The results are: Girls (First Round) Parminder Kaur bt Sherene Wijwsingha 6-1,6-2, Samanauz Dashti bt Lavina Chawla 6-4, 6-4, VKC Vishesh bt Mrilani Alla 4-6,6-4, 7-5, Zainab Ali Sajjad bt Ravina Shetty 6-3, 6-1 , Natsha Palla bt Pooja Narayana 6-1,6-3, Urmila Gunaganti bt Kony Chatterjee 6-2, 6-1, Archita Shruti bt Prutha Ingawale 6-0, 6-1, Namita Bal bt Avanee Gosavi 6-1, 6-2, Riddhi Hegde bt Madhuri Pathere 6-4, 3-6, 6-3, Aryali Chavan bt Pallavi Krishnaraj 6-4, 6-4, Sanskruti Jangale bt Aishwarya nunes 6-2, 6-2, Ankiyta Raina bt Aarzoo Malik 6-4, 6-2, Vaidehi Bhagwat bt Shruti Jaiswal 6-4, 6-0, Jeni Patel bt Ekata Singh 6-2, 6-2, Pratharna Thombre bt Sidhhi Umarje 6-0, 6-0.
Boys (First Round) JP Mayur Mohit bt Pratik Agawne 6-2, 6-3, Arjun Kadhe bt Anvit Bendre 6-2, 6-2, Rohan Bhatia bt Abhishek Alla 3-6,6-4, 6-3, Ronit Bisht bt Rakshay Thakkar 4-6, 6-4, 6-2, Advait Sadwilkar bt Rajat Solanki 7-5, 6-0, Devpriya Jaiswal bt Ishan Priyadarshi 6-2, 6-2, Aniruddha Darp bt Neehar Yerawdekar 6-2, 6-3, Sharan Patil bt S M Abdullah 7-6 (8-6) 6-1, Tushal Thawani bt Om Dalvi 6-2, 6-0, Vishal Passi bt Raghav Lakhotia 7-6(7-2), 6-1, Vinod Gowda bt Alla Sirkar 6-3, 6-4, Sai Teja Palladugu bt Yash Deshpande 6-3, 6-4, R Ramkumar bt Chandrasekhar Anand 6-1, 6-1, Karan Kurup bt Arnav Kishor 6-2, 6-1.