CBSE West Zone Tennis Tournament

THE KEY IS NOT THE WILL TO WIN. EVERYBODY HAS THAT. IT IS THE WILL TO PREPARE TO WIN THAT IS IMPORTANT.......with this perception Gwalior Glory High School, who strongly believes on accepting challenges and run over them successfully, organized CBSE West Zone Tennis Tournament.
The Opening Ceremony was initialised on 23rd September. The Directors and
the Principal welcomed the Special Guests, Mr. Rajababu Singh- IG Gwalior and Mr. Bhagwan Upadhyay -Editor Dainik Bhaskar who graced the ceremony with their esteemed presence. Brig. Sushim Biswas, Dr. Varuna Biswas, CBSE Observer Mr. C.P. Chaturvedi and Chief Referee Mr. Praful Arjariya graced the occasion with their presence. The Swearing-in-ceremony was headed by the School Sports Captain, Manpreet Singh Ahuja along with the participating teams' captains. A captivating musical performance focusing on 'Sportsmanship' and choreography on the 'Essence of Sports' were performed to showcase the history of tennis and to pay tribute to the glory of sports in India. Yoga-asanas were demonstrated consorting Soul-Mind-Body altogether.
The teams and the players were welcomed and encouraged by the motivational words of our Special Guests who emphasized on the value of participation. The three days sports event brilliantly united 37 schools, 207 students and 51 coaches and Managers across Rajasthan, M.P. & Gujarat.

The first day of the CBSE West Zone Tournament witnessed an electrifying laser start as the U-19 boys and girls teams battled for the semi finals. As the day ended, in Under-19 Boys category, Gwalior Glory High School with all its players Khshitij Sahu, Kush Arjeriya, Manpreet Singh Ahuja and Yash Raj Sharma qualified for the Semi-finals along with Bhavans Prominent International School from Indore.
In Under-19 Girls category, Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya Gwalior, Carmel Convent Senior Secondary School Bhopal and Bhavans Prominent International School Indore qualified the Semi-finals.

The second day of the CBSE West Zone Tennis Tournament witnessed exhilarating matches as the players battled to enter the semi finals.
In Under 17 Boys category, the first match was played against New Digamber Public School,Indore and Sangam School of Excellence ,Bhilwara, Rajasthan in which Meharsh defeated Noal 6-0 and in the second match Garv defeated Naman 6-0 and entered the semifinals.

In the second match, Satyaprakash Public School combated Delhi Public School,Kolar Road ,Bhopal in which Vihan of Delhi Public School defeated Dhruv 6-0 and Surya Pratap defeated Nipun 6-0 to enter the next level.

Third match was fought between Delhi Public School ,Gwalior and Shri Satya Sai Vidya Mandir ,Indore in which Vedant Solanki of Delhi Public School defeated Lakshya 6-4 and further in the second match Arvind Pandey defeated Anand 6-0.

The fourth match was played between Mohanlal Dayal Vinay Mandir and Maharaja Sawai ManSingh Vidyalaya, Jaipur in which Gaji defeated Gaurav 6-1 and in the second match Aryan defeated Harsh 6-1 seeking Maharaja Sawai a place in the semifinals.

The sixth match, Under 17 Boys category was fought between Little Angels High School and Maheshwari Public School in which Amrit of Maheswari Public School defeated Shivansh 6-1 and Harsh Soni defeated Vedant 6-0.

In Under 17 Boys Solo Category, Golden International School, Indore came face to face with Navrachna Higher Secondary School, Vadodara ,Gujarat in which Suryansh of Indore defeated Varun from Vadodara 4-0 and in the second match V Shah from Vadodara defeated Aditya from Indore.Further, in the doubles Navrachna defeated Golden International 4-1. In Under 17 Girls Solo category, Jagmasha of Maheshwari Public School, Ajmer defeated Anupama of Delhi Public School, Bhopal 10-1 and secured position in the Semi-finals. Further, M.G.D Girls School, Jaipur faced Divine Child School,Gujarat in which Anushka defeated 10-0 and Kanpuriya defeated Jainis 10-3 which made M.G.D school enter the semifinals. In a match held between St.Angela Sophia Senior Secondary School and Little Angels High School,Gwalior, Manya and Kanak from Little Angels defeated their opponents 10-5 and 10-6 respectively.

In the matches held between Divine International School, Gandhinagar and Delhi Public School Bhopal, in the first match, Manya defeated Gunjan 10-5 and Mohini defeated Vaishnavi 10-3 thereby making Divine Child School enter the Semi-finals.
Further,in Under 17 boys category, Yagna and Vivan from Zebar School, Ahmedabad defeated their opponents 6-4 and 6-2 from Neerja Modi School, Jaipur. In another match,in Under 17 Boys category, Birla International, Ajmer combated Manav Kendra Gyan Mandir School, Vadodara, in which, Pranit from the latter school defeated his opponent Raj from Ajmer 6-1 and further Jarwin defeated Aditya 6-5.

In Under 17 Girls Solo Category Devanshi from Zebar School, Ahmedabad defeated Suhani from Scindia Kanya Vidyalaya 10-6 and in the second match played by Manjot from SKV beated Muskan from Zebar 10-5. Further, in the doubles, Manjot and Suhani from SKV defeated Devanshi and Muskan 10-5. In Under 17 Girls category, Anushka from Shri Satya Sai Vidya Vihar, Indore defeated Rinki from Manav Gyan Mandir School,Vadodara 10-7 and further Hima defeated Dhranti 11-4. In Under 19 Boys category observed a tough competition between Tagore International Jaipur and L.K Singhania Education Centre, Rajasthan in which Vihan defeated Harsh 7-3 and Varsha defeated Uday 7-0.
In Under 19 girls category, Gwalior Glory High School fought Delhi Public School, Bhopal in which Navya of Gwalior Glory High School defeated Shaurya 10-2 and, in the second close call match, Shivanshi beated Prishita 10-9.

The entire second day was the testimony of enthusiasm and fighting spirit of players which resulted some of them enter the Semi-finals. On the last day of the tournament on 25th September, the Final matches were played.

In Under 17 Boys category, Zebar School, Ahmedabad defeated Delhi Public School, Surat with 2-0. Modern Senior Secondary school, Kota and Maharaja Sawai Mansingh Vidyalaya, Jaipur got third position.
In Under 17 Girls category, M.G.D. Girls School, Jaipur defeated Maheshwari Public School, Ajmer, and stood first. Gwalior Glory High School and Little Angels High School stood third in the match.
n Under 19 Girls category, Gwalior Glory High school defeated Carmel Convent Senior Secondary School, Bhopal and achieved first position. Third position was caught by SKV, Gwalior and The Bhavans Prominent School, Indore.

The teams achieved the first and second position secured the position for National Tennis Championship Tournament.

In the closing ceremony, special guests Mr. Navneet Bhasin, SP Gwalior and Prof. Dilip Kumar Dureha, Vice Chancellor, LNIPE, Gwalior graced the occasion. They were welcomed by the Directors Mr. Gopi Mandhan and Mrs. Anita Wadhwani. The Welcome address was given by the Principal of School. Gwalior SP, Mr. Navneet Bhasin awarded the winners with trophies and medals. Subsequently, he expressed his words of wisdom with all participants and august audience and shared his childhood passion for tennis.

In this programme a tribute to Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Former Prime Minister of our country was given with a choreographed presentation. A Song by Glorian Choir was also presented. On this occasion CBSE observer Mr. C.P. Chaturvedi and Chief Refree Mr. Praful Arjeria were specially present to grace the ceremony. Prof. Dilip Kumar Dureha addressed the participants with a tone of enthusiasm and Congratulated winners. Eventually, a vote of thanks was presented by the Principal. The programme concluded with National Anthem.

Glorians created history on 26th September 2019, Thursday, an unforgettable Day for the host school of CBSE West Zone Tennis Tournament 2019 as the Singles and Doubles for Under-19 Boys Category was miraculously won by the team GGHS.

The final matches were played between Gwalior Glory High School and Tagore International School, Jaipur at GCTA. In Under-19 Boys Category Singles, the final match was won by Kush Arjeria of Gwalior Glory High School. Kush Arjeria conquered over Varshav Singh of Tagore International School, Jaipur by the score of 6-1, 6-2.

In Doubles, the Glorians Kush Arjeria and Manpreet Ahuja defeated Varshav Sing and Vihan by the score of 7-6, 6-4, and safely secured their position in Nationals. Along with Kush Arjeria and Manpreet Ahuja, Yashraj Sharma and Kshitij Sahu wonderfully qualified for the Nationals, which are going to be held at DPS Yamuna Nagar, Haryana. The winners and runner-ups were felicitated by the Principal of Gwalior Glory High School, Dr. Rajeshwari Sawant, CBSE Observer, Mr. C.P. Chaturvedi, Chief Referee, Mr. Praful Arjeria and Organising Secretary, Mr. Hardeep Gill.

The School Management proudly congratulated the winners and wishing them glorified victory for the Nationals.