COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Rutuja Bhosale (pronounced roo-too-ja bo-sah-lee), who will be a freshman on the Texas A&M women’s tennis team this fall, has advanced to the quarterfinals at the Asian Youth Games after knocking off No. 1 seed Ching-Win Hsu, who is currently No. 12 in the International Tennis Federation junior world rankings and was No. 6 in the world earlier this year.
Bhosale, from India, breezed to a 6-0, 6-0 first-round win against Olla Mourad of Qatar, to set up the contest against Hsu, representing Chinese Taipei. Bhosale won the match, 6-2, 2-6, 6-4, to advance.
Bhosale will take on No. 5 seed Yan Wang of China in the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Wang is ranked No. 86 in the world.
The Asian Youth Games, held every four years, are being competed in Nanjing, China. For more information on the Asian Youth Games, go to http://www.nanjing2013.org/en