| A player in action in Imphal on Friday. Telegraph picture |
Imphal, Oct. 26: Azad Khan got the better of Rivasker 6-3,7-6 (7-4) to seal a berth in the Menís Open singles final of the 2nd Chingamathak Young Learners Clubís state-level tennis championship at the clubís tennis court here today.
In the other menís singles semi-final today, Premjit was awarded a walkover after his opponent Kangjamba got injured.
In the menís doubles (45-years plus category), Dilip Singh and Pamei Singh got the better of Pradip Singh and Gokul Singh 6-0, 6-2 to storm into the final.
In another semi-final, Tulleshwor and Prakash defeated Iboyaima and Indrajit 6-2, 2-6 (12-10).
The finals of the menís doubles (45 years and above) and menís open singles will be played on Sunday.
The menís singles final match promises to be a humdinger.
Premjit is Manipurís top seed, while Azad has the skill and technique to match his opponent.
Manipur on top
Manipur annexed the team championship title in the 14th Northeast zonal sports climbing competition, which concluded in Imphal recently.
Tripura was placed second while Nagaland secured the third position in the meet.
Fifty climbers from Assam, Tripura, Nagaland, Mizoram and Manipur took part in the meet.
Soccer: Assam Police and Meghalaya Police will play a friendly football match at Judges Field tomorrow.
The match to be played under floodlights will kick off at 5.30pm.