State Bank of Patiala
National Grass Court Tennis Championships-
Men & Women (Rs.5 Lakhs prize money)
Tennis Tournament, November-2016
from 28th November to 3rd December-2016
V.M. Ranjeet, Riya in Singles Finals
CLTA, Chandigarh, Friday, the 2nd December, 2016 In the men’s singles semi finals 2nd seed VM Ranjeet defeated 3rd seed Suraj Prabodh in straight sets. In the 1st game of 1st set Suraj broke VM Ranjeet’s serve and lead 2-0. After that Ranjeet took next two games and made it 2-2. Then both players held their serve and leveled 6-6. In the tie break Davis Cupper VM Ranjeet used his experience and closed the set 7-1 in the tie break. In the 2nd set VM Ranjeet consistently played attacking game and closed the set and match 6-2.
4th seed Vijay Kannan got walkover against top seed Dalwinder Singh. VM Ranjeet will face Vijay Kannan in the men’s singles final tomorrow.
In the women’s singles semis top seed Riya Bhatia blanked Aarushi Kakkar without conceding a game 6-0, 6-0. In another semi final 3rd seed Nidhi Chilumula upset 2nd seed Sai Samhitha in a three setter match. In the 1st set Nidhi lost 0-6. Then Nidhi came back strongly and played high quality tennis to win both 2nd and final sets 6-2, 6-1.
Sai Samhita, Amrita, Armaan, Ishaque clintch Doubles Title
In the women’s doubles final 2nd seed Sai Samhitha Chamarthi and Amrita Mukherjee upset top seed Nidhi Chilumula and Moulika Ram in straight sets 6-1, 6-1.
In the men’s doubles final Armaan Bhatia and Ishaque Eqbal defeated Param Pun and Hardeep Sandhu in straight sets 6-3, 6-4.
Men’s singles final will be played tomorrow from 10:15 a.m. onwards followed by women’s singles final at Chandigarh Club.
Results are as below:-
Men’s Singles Semis
Women’s Singles Semis
Women’s Doubles Final
Men’s Doubles Final