Yuvraj, Lagan and Rudra champions

Jul 01, 2016 16:00 | Chandigarh


Yuvraj Singh Kooka and Lagan Bidhan won the boys and girls under-16 singles titles, respectively, in the STA-AITA Talent Series Tennis Tournament at the Chandigarh Club courts in Sector 1 here today.

Yuvraj Singh surrendered the first set but staged a brilliant rally to down Divanshu in three sets 1-6,6-1,6-1 in the boys under-16 final. Lagan Bidhan overcame a fighting Priyanka Khanna in two well-contested sets 7-6 (2), 6-3 in the girls under-16 final.

Rudra Kapoor had a smooth sailing against Amnkeerat Singh Baidwan as he dropped just one game 6-0,6-1 to emerge champion in the boys undere-14 final.

CLTA-AITA CS: Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association is organizing AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament for Boys and Girls under-14 and 16 from July 4 to 8. The qualifying matches will be played on July 2 and 3 at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium.

The response for the sign-in has been very good. 134 players have signed-in for the qualifying event. The entries of boys and girls under-14 & 16 are 59, 43, 16 and 16 respectively. Players from different parts of India are taking part in this tournament.

The main draw sign-in will be from 12 noon to 2.00 p.m. on July 3 and matches will start at 8.30 a.n. on July 4.