Rishabh, Sarah clinch Singles Titles

Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association
from 01st to 05th August-2016

Rishabh, Sarah clinch Singles Titles

CLTA, Chandigarh, August 5, 2016                      In boys U-16 finals CLTA trainee top seed Rishabh Sharda defeated Drona Walia of Utrakhand in a marathon match. It lasted 3 hours and 12 minutes approximately in extremely hot and humid conditions. Both players played high quality level of tennis. In the 1st set 1st game Rishabh broke Drona’s serve and lead 2-0. Then both players held their serve and Rishabh lead 5-4. In the 10th game Rishabh broke opponent’s serve and took the set 6-4. In the 2nd set Rishabh was leading 5-2, after that Drona Walia came back strongly and played few big serve and powerful ground strokes from baseline, took next 7 games in a row to close the 2nd set 7-5. In the final set Rishabh Sharda maintained his top form and played consistently, Rishabh neutralized with effective shots and made his opponent commit errors. Finally Rishabh closed the set and match 6-1.

In the girls finals 2nd seed Sarah Dev defeated Gargi Pawar of Maharastra in straight sets 6-3, 6-3.

Mr. Jai Singh Gill, President, CLTA and Mr. Vershal Arora, the sponsor for Izda Health Care CLTA-AITA Super Series distributed the prizes to the winners and runners up.

Results are as under:-


Boys U-16 Singles Final

  1. Rishabh Sharda ( CH) [ 1] bt. Drona Walia ( UK) 6-4, 5-7, 6-1


Girls U-16 Singles Final

  1. Sarah Dev ( PB) [ 2] bt. Gargi R Pawar ( MH) 6-3, 6-3