Giant killer Rishabh triumphs

November 17, 2018, Chandigarh

Lawn TennisCLTA-AITA National Ranking Tennis Championship

Reference: https://www.tribuneindia.com/news/chandigarh/giant-killer-rishabh-triumphs/684509.html

On a giant killing spree, in form Rishabh Sharda stunned top seed Paramveer Singh Bajwa in straight sets to win the men’s title on the concluding day of the CLTA-AITA National Ranking Tennis Championship here on Friday.
Sharda capped off the tournament with a 6-4 6-2 win in the final.

Twin titles for Sara
Sara Yadav also maintained her impressive run in the final as she packed off third seed Kaavya Sawhney 6-2 6-3 to win the women’s title.

In the women’s doubles competition, third seed pair of Sara and Prinkle Singh upset second seeds Kaavya Sawhney and Sharanya Shetty 6-3 6-2 to claim the title.

Ekamjeet shines

Mohali: Top seed Ekamjeet Singh came from behind to beat second seed Harwin Singh to win the boys’ U-12 title at the Roots-AITA National Ranking Championship in Zirakpur on Friday. Ekamjeet lost the opening set 4-6, but came back into the match with a 6-1 win in the second set. He then tamed Harwin 6-3 in the decider to lift the winners’ trophy. The girls’ U-12 title went to Bhumika Gupta after she dismissed Sia Mahajan 6-2 6-2 in the final. In the boys’ U-16 category, Rijul Bhatia registered a 6-4 6-2 win over Shrayvir to seal the title.

Finals

  • Men’s singles: Rishabh Sharda bt Paramveer Singh Bajwa 6-4 6-2
  • Women’s singles: Sara Yadav bt Kaavya Sawhney 6-2 6-3
  • Women’s doubles: Sara Yadav/Prinkle Singh bt Kaavya Sawhney/Sharanya Shetty 6-3 6-2
  • Men’s doubles: Vilaser Khate/Ranjeet Singh bt Hardeep Singh/Yuvraj Singh 7-5 2-6 10-5

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