Abhishek in semi-finals
The field has narrowed to four players following the quarter finals at the LG All-India Amateur Golf Championship that is being played at the par-72 Royal Calcutta Golf Club. Abhishek Jha is still on course for his third title in a row after he won his quarter final tie against Vikram Rana.
The other semi-finalists are Akshay Buta, Bangladesh’s S. Shohel and Manav Das.
The ladies singles final will be an all-Calcutta affair in the SPS Elegant Central Excise AITA Open Grasscourt Tennis Championship. Shivika Burman and Treta Bhattacharyya won their respective semi-finals against Shruti (Dhawan) Sharma and Nila P.A. Sindhu. Shivika and Treta are both on course for a double after they clinched the doubles crown beating the pairing of Asha Nandakumar & G.K. Shweta 4-6, 6-3, (10-5) on Friday.
In the title round of the men’s event, Aditya Madkekar of Maharashtra will take on Chandril Sood of Uttar Pradesh.
Howrah and Chandannagar will meet in the final of the Inter-District Twenty20 tournament after they defeated Hooghly and Siliguri respectively in the semi-finals at the Kanchanjangha Stadium in Siliguri Friday.