Yashaswini Panwar, hailing from Karnataka, caused a stir at the Bowring Institute ITF Women’s World Tour by securing an upset win over third seed Demi Tran from the Netherlands. In a convincing display, Panwar triumphed in straight sets 7-5, 6-2, advancing to the final round of qualifying. Another notable upset featured Vanshita Pathania, who battled for over two hours to defeat seventh seed Priyanshi Bhandari 6-3, 4-6, 10-8.
Top seed Sandeepti Singh Rao and second seed Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi progressed smoothly, overcoming their opponents. The qualifying round showcased competitive matchups, with some games left unfinished due to bad light.