India, Oct. 28 -- Indian junior number one and fourth seed Siddhant Banthia cruised past Sergey Fomin 6-1, 6-4 in the final of the at the 2nd edition of the HCL Asian B1 junior tennis championship hosted by leading global conglomerate HCL organized by the Maharashtra state lawn tennis association (MSLTA) and Pune metropolitan district tennis association (PMDTA) under the auspices of the international tennis federation (ITF), Asian tennis Federation (ATF) and all India tennis association (AITA ) at the Deccan gymkhana on Saturday. The 18-year-old was undoubtedly the better player since the opening game and his performance merited a dominating victory.

In the first set, Banthia just allowed his opponent to win one game in seven, breaking h...