Doubles title for Rupesh, Sunil
City boy Rupesh Roy won the menís doubles title partnering Sunil Kumar Sepaeya in the ITF Menís Futures at the Jaidip Mukerjea Tennis Academy on Friday. They defeated second seeds David Savic of Serbia and Nathan Thompson of the US 7-6, 6-0. Both menís singles semi-finals ended prematurely as players retired. Thompson conceded the first semi-final against Savic due to severe cramps. Savic was leading 6-1, 6-7 (2-7), 2-1 at that point of time. National champion Vishnu Vardhan retired from the second semi-final due to a back strain when top-seed Alexander Satschko was leading 3-0 in the first set.
Mumbai defeated North-East 5-1 on Friday in the Bengal Hockey Association Centenary All India six-a-side Indoor Hockey Tournament being held here.
In the exhibition matches, Mohammedan Sporting beat Mohun Bagan 3-2, while Punjab beat Bengal 4-3.
Sanil Jagtiani won the boysí under-10 title on Friday in the 44th Floodlit Tennis Tournament organised by The Saturday Club.
He defeated Debjit Chakraborty 6-0, 7-5. Sukrit Guha won the under-14 title, defeating Sreedhar Gaggar 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7-1).
TODAY IN SPORT
FOOTBALL: I-LEAGUE ó Mohun Bagan vs United SC at the Salt Lake Stadium from 3.30p.m.
TENNIS: ITF Menís Futures singles final at Jaidip Mukerjea Tennis Academy from 1p.m.
HOCKEY: All India six-a-side Indoor Hockey Tournament final at Netaji Indoor Stadium from 3p.m.