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$20,000 ITF Womens Satellites, India (Leg1, Leg2, Leg 3, Leg4)

Leg1, Oct 12-16/'98, Ahmedabad

 Singles main draw  Doubles main draw  Qualifying rounds 


Main Draw :  Singles 

Total 28 - Qualies cancelled - not enough entries!!

Singles Round 1 (In the draw order)

1-Archana Venkatraman (Ind)       Bye
  Niyati Shetty (Ind)         bt   Tarminder Grover (Ind)      6-0, 6-1
8-Shruti Dhawan (Ind)         bt   Shalini Thakur (Ind)        5-7, 6-1, 6-0
  Jinal Patel (Ind)           bt   Vrushali Gawankar (Ind)     6-0, 6-2
3-Sai Jayalakshmy (Ind)           Bye
  Shweta Ravji (Ind)          bt   Milauni Vibhakar (Ind)      6-7(5), 6-0, 6-1
5-Arthi Venkatraman (Ind)     bt   Neha Bharadwaj (Ind)        6-0, 6-0
  Sadiya Pathan (Ind)         bt   Stutti Smit (Ind)           6-0, 6-2
  Tara Kambargimath (Ind)     bt   Radhika Ravji (Ind)         6-0, 6-1
7-Montika Anuchan (THA)       bt   Trishna Williams (Ind)      6-0, 7-6(7)
  Nikita Bharadwaj (Ind)      bt   Reetu Sethi (Ind)           6-3, 6-2
4-Orawan Wongkamalasai (THA)      Bye
  Karishma Patel (Ind)        bt   Juthika Chokshi (Ind)       6-1, 6-2
6-Rushmi Chakravarthi (Ind)   bt   Sheetal Gautham (Ind)       6-0, 6-2
  Priyanka Contractor (Ind)   bt   Pooja Deshmukh (Ind)        6-3, 6-2
2-Anna Eugenia Nefedova (RUS)     Bye

Singles Round 2

1-Archana Venkatraman (Ind)   bt   Niyati Shetty (Ind)         6-1, 6-1
8-Shruti Dhawan (Ind)         bt   Jinal Patel (Ind)           6-0, 6-0
3-Sai Jayalakshmy (Ind)       bt   Shweta Ravji (Ind)          6-0, 6-0
5-Arthi Venkatraman (Ind)     bt   Sadiya Pathan (Ind)         6-1, 4-6 (conc.)
7-Montika Anuchan (THA)       bt   Tara Kambargimath (Ind)     6-1, 6-0
4-Orawan Wongkamalasai (THA)  bt   Nikita Bharadwaj (Ind)      6-0, 6-0
6-Rushmi Chakravarthi (Ind)   bt   Karishma Patel (Ind)        6-2, 6-3
2-Anna Eugenia Nefedova (RUS) bt   Priyanka Contractor (Ind)   6-2, 6-3

Singles Quarterfinals

8-Shruti Dhawan (Ind)         bt 1-Archana Venkatraman (Ind)   6-2, 6-3
3-Sai Jayalakshmy (Ind)       bt 5-Arthi Venkatraman (Ind)     6-3, 6-1
4-Orawan Wongkamalasai (THA)  bt 7-Montika Anuchan (THA)       6-4, 6-3
6-Rushmi Chakravarthi (Ind)   bt 2-Anna Eugenia Nefedova (RUS) 6-3, 6-1

Singles Semifinals

3-Sai Jayalakshmy (Ind)       bt 8-Shruti Dhawan (Ind)         6-2, 6-4
6-Rushmi Chakravarthi (Ind)   bt 4-Orawan Wongkamalasai (THA)  5-7, 7-6(2), 6-1

Singles Final

6-Rushmi Chakravarthi (Ind)   bt 3-Sai Jayalakshmy (Ind)       7-6(5), 6-3


     Prize money:  Title: $650    Runner-up: $450

     Satellite Circuit Points
     ------------------------
     1. Rushmi Chakravarti    -  16
     2. Sai Jayalakshmi       -  12
     3. Orawan Wongkamalasai  -   8
     4. Shruti Dhawan         -   8
     5. Archana Venkatraman   -   6
     6. Arthi Venkatraman     -   6
     7. Montika Anuchan       -   6
     8. Anna Eugenia Nefedova -   6

     *  WTA points awarded ONLY based on the 4th leg (masters week) results;
        Satellite circuit points used only to select the 16-draw for masters.





Doubles (first round - some results missing) Nikita Bhardwaj/ T.Williams bt S.Pathan/ T.Kambargimath (walkover) A.Nefedova/ S.Smit bt Neha Bhardwaj/ J.Patel 4-1 (conc.) J.Choksi/ S.Thakur bt K.Patel/ P.Contractor 7-5, 2-6, 6-1 Doubles (Quarterfinals) S.Jayalakshmi/ R.Chakravarthi bt N.Bhardwaj/ T.Williams 6-1, 6-2 S.Gautham/ S.Dhawan bt R.Sethi/ P.Deshmukh 6-0, 7-5 O.Wangkamalasai/ M.Anuchan bt S.Thakur/ J.Chokshi 6-3, 6-1 Archana/ Arthi Venkatraman bt A.Nefedova/ S.Smit 6-0, 6-4 Doubles (Semifinals) S.Jayalakshmi/ R.Chakravarthi bt S.Gautham/ S.Dhawan 6-3, 6-1 O.Wangkamalasai/ M.Anuchan bt Archana/Arthi Venkatraman 6-2, 6-2 Doubles Final S.Jayalakshmi/ R.Chakravarthi bt O.Wangkamalasai/ M.Anuchan 1-6, ??, ?? Rushmi and Sai won the title (on a rain-postponed match completed Sunday), Score Not known. Got 12 circuit points each and $325 to share for the win.
Qualifying Rounds Singles Qualifiers cancelled due to lack of entries ! All players with credentials are in the main draw.. Doubles qualifiers - not known
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