| The winners at NETF court in Guwahati on Sunday. Picture by UB Photos |
Guwahati, Aug. 25: Janashree Saikia and Nazia Ahmed annexed double crown in the 20th All-Guwahati Junior Doubles Tennis Championship that concluded at the North East Tennis Foundation courts here today.
Janashree and Nazia won both the under-14 and under-18 girls’ crowns.
They won the under-14 title defeating Eva Raj Sah and Natasha Baruah 6-2, 6-2 and the under-18 crown getting the better of Murchana Saharia and Amrita Bath 6-3, 6-3.
The boys’ under-12 and under-18 finals witnessed some tough fights before Jishnu Baruah and Anurag Buragohain lifted the under-12 title and Manas P. Kuli and Archis Barthakur walked away with the under-18 crown.
In the under-12 final against Spondon Goswami and Prateek Hazarika, Jishnu and Anurag won the first set 6-4 before losing the second 2-6. They won the decider 10-6.
Similarly, Jugal Baruah and Sh. Md Iftikhar clinched the first set 7-5 before Manas and Archis came back to win 6-1, 10-1.
Jugal and Iftikhar, however, annexed the under-14 boys’ title beating Partha P. Bora and Satyam Bora 6-1, 6-3.
Carrom meet: The Kalongpar Youth Student Union is organising an all-Assam invitation carrom championship on its Hahara premises near here from August 30 to September 1.
The tournament will be held for men’s singles and doubles. Participants have been asked to file entries by August 29.
District football: The AMFA has informed that the 25th Junior Boys Inter-District Football Tournament 2013 will be held in the first week of September.
The AIFF will be conducting the Junior NFC for BC Roy Trophy from September 20 onwards. The DSA/DFAs should submit their entries, along with Rs 1,500, on or before August 30.
Players born on or after January 1, 1997 will be eligible to participate.