Doubles title for Lakshit, Mansingh in Chennai ITF

September 12th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS  

Chennai, Sept 12 (IANS) Top seeds Lakshit Sood and Mansingh Athare duly won the boys doubles title with a facile 6-3, 6-2, win against No.4 Vewant Kapoor and S.V. Abhishek in the final of the India Cements TTT ITF tennis tournament, here Friday.Meanwhile, Saurab Singh and A. Muddappa moved into the boys singles final with hard fought victories.

In the semi-finals, Muddappa accounted for Abhishek 6-3, 7-5, while Saurabh overcame Shabaaz Khan 6-2, 7-5.

Nimisha Mohan and Sanjana Saron Paul set up a clash for the girls singles title with straight set victories in their respective semi-final matches.

Sanjana, ranked 666, ended the dream run of wild card Adnya Nail 7-5, 6-3, and Nimisha scored over second seeded Sharmada Balu 6-1, 6-2.

In the girls doubles semi-finals that was played under ’short-set’ format (best of seven games), top seeds Aishwarya Agarwal and Sharmada Balu beat Ali Sajjad Zainab and Vaidehi Bhagwat 4-1, 4-1, to set up a summit clash with fifth seeded Sayali Bhilare (Ind) and T.Neesha (Malaysia), who beat Vaniya Damngwal and Manya Nagpal (Ind) 4-2, 4-0.

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