Talking after the bout, Mary said: "Feeling good, the pressure is off. I always enjoyed boxing, it has been my life whether I train or compete in tournaments," said the mother of three children.
In the 69kg category, Sarita lost a close contest. Sarita showed some great moves. Towards the end Sarita pulled a lot of punches and also landed it on the mark but the umpires decision went in favour of her opponent.
"I thought I got unluckier. Some points did not go my way. But I will continue to box as long as I can," said a dejected Sarita.
Among other players, Manisha outpunched her way to upstage reigning world champion Dina Zholaman from Kazakhstan with a unanimous 5:0 decision in the 54 kg pre-quarterfinals.
Equally impressive was Lovlina in her 69 kg pre-quarterfinal bout against Panama's Atheyna Bylon, former world champion.
In the last bout of the afternoon, Baghyabati proved her prowess, beating Germany's Irina-Nicoletta Schonberger in a split verdict (4:1) in the 81 kg category.