Updated February 27th, 2024 at 23:54 IST

ITF Women's Gurugram Open: Ankita Raina, Zeel Desai enter pre-quarters

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File picture of Ankita Raina | Image:ITF Women’s Open

Seeking to win her first title in four years, India's Ankita Raina on Tuesday entered the pre-quarterfinals of the ongoing ITF Women's Gurugram Open here with a swift 6-2, 6-1 victory over compatriot Akanksha Nitture.

Ankita last won a title in 2020 during the Jodhpur W25.


The second-seeded Indian appeared to be in fine touch, with a good mix of serve and a strong forehand as she raced to a 3-0 lead, having earned a break in the second game. She got another break in the eighth game, thus securing the first set.


Published February 27th, 2024 at 23:54 IST