In other matches, Muna Pandey of CGA beat Furku Moktan of Toran 3-2, Shristika Libi of Proxima defeated Rojeena Tamang of UCPS 3-0, and Pradipa Suwal of Prabhat outplayed Rachana Magar of Jugal 3-0.
In U-10 girls’ section, Kyarina Suwal, Narmada Khaitu, Aashma Pahari and Subashree Shrestha recorded wins on the opening day. Likewise, Alen Maharjan, Pranishek Bharati, Ayush Bharati and Ayush Tamrakar registered victories in the U-12 boys’ singles matches.
Earlier, President of Nepal Olympic Committee Jeevan Ram Shrestha, Province-3 Advisor Purna Shankar Shrestha and AVM School Principal Sujeeta Manandhar inaugurated the tournament.
A version of this article appears in print on June 07, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.