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Sarah Dev triumphs

AITA tennis

Guwahati, July 18: Sarah Dev of Punjab annexed double crowns in the under-12 and under-16 categories of the OIL-AITA Super Series Tennis Championship that concluded at the All Assam Tennis Association Complex here today.

Sarah won both the singles titles. In the finals played today, she defeated Andhra Pradesh opponent Mubashira Anjum 6-2, 6-2 for the under-12 crown and Haryana girl Neeru 7-5, 6-4 for the under-16 title.

Assam girl Priyana Kalita and Yubranee Banerjee of Bengal won the under-16 girls’ doubles title defeating Sarah and Tanisha Kashyap of Assam 6-2, 6-3 in the final.

Divesh Gahlot of Haryana and Delhi lad Yugal Bansal won the under-12 and under-16 boys’ singles titles respectively.

Divesh came back from a set behind to overcome Javia Dev of Gujarat 1-6, 6-4, 7-6(4) in a gruelling under-12 final today.

In the under-16 final, Yugal overcame some stiff challenge from Arunachal Pradesh boy Mingkhi Talom to clinch the title with a 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 victory.

The qualifying round matches of the OIL-AITA Super Series Tennis Championship for under-14 and under-18 boys and girls will be held at the same venue from 8am tomorrow. The main draw matches will start on Monday.

The prizes to the winners and the runners-up were presented by AATA life president Subhas Ch. Das and AATA president and AITA treasurer Raktim Saikia.

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