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Janashree wins under-14 title

Guwahati, Dec. 17: Janashree Saikia annexed the under-14 singles title in the 22nd All Assam Junior Ranking Tennis Championship under way at North East Tennis Foundation courts here today.

Janashree defeated Sanhita Vasava 6-4, 6-2 for the title. She was, however, trailing by a set against Murchhana Saharia in the under-18 final at the time of filing this report.

Earlier, Janashree blanked Baishali B. Bora 4-0, 4-0 and Sanhita beat Annie Thousen 5-4, 4-1 in the under-14 semi-finals. In the under-18 semi-finals, Murchana beat Eva Rah Shah 4-1, 4-0 and Janashree eased past Annie 4-0, 4-1.

In under-14 boys’ singles, Krishanu Gogoi, Gidon D. Shira, Ojas J. Hazarika, Adarsh Sinha, Vivan V. Das and Gaurav Bora made it to the third round with easy wins in their respective matches.

Priyana wins: Priyana Kalita of Assam won the girls’ under-18 singles crown in the AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament at Gymkhana Club in Calcutta on Tuesday. In the final, she defeated local girl Shruti Gupta 6-4, 6-3.