Fourth-seeded La Martiniere for Boys edged past St James’ School by 2-1 in a five hour forty five minute battle to enter the last four stage of the sixth inter-school tennis meet at SAI Eastern Centre Wednesday.
Top-seeded Cartouche School, however, had little difficulty in booking a semi-final berth, beating Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan 2-0. Among girls, defending champions Ashok Hall Girls’ HS brushed aside Mahadevi Birla Girls’ HS 2-0.
Boys — Cartouche School bt Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan 2-0; La Martiniere for Boys bt St. James’ School 2-1. Girls —Ashok Hall bt Mahadevi Birla 2-0.
TODAY IN SPORT
Cricket: Polly Umrigar Trophy (un der-15) — Bengal vs Assam, final day at Rajdanga ground from 9.30 am.
Tennis: Inter-school meet — Boys’ quarter finals and girls’ semi-finals at SAI Eastern centre from 10.30 am.
Dart: National meet at Calcutta Swimming Club: Opening day action from 6 pm.