Adhiraj Dudhane, Tamanna Nair lift titles at MSLTA Suhana Smart 10 State Ranking Tennis Tournament at PCMC
Pimpri , June 6 : Top seed Adhiraj Dudhane of Pune was given a fright by Navi Mumbai Left hander Aarav Challani before winning the boys title at the MSLTA Suhana Smart 10 State Ranking Tennis Tournament organised by Pimpri Chinchwad Lawn Tennis Academy Under the auspices of MSLTA , PCMC and PMDTA at Nigdi tennis courts.
In the finals Adhiraj Dudhane led 4-0,3-0 before the second seeded Navi Mumbai player Aarav Challan made a comeback and claiming the second set and forcing a third set , Dudhane who won his eighth consecutive title was a little more experienced to take the third set in the tie breaker finally winning 4-0, 4-5, 4-5(4)
Top seeded Tamanna Nair of Mumbai claimed her third title out playing second seeded Myra Shaikh 4-1, 4-1
The first event in PCMC after a gap of six years is a part of the recent MOU signed by MSLTA and PCMC to promote tennis in the PCMC areas . The event will be followed by a Coaching Certification course
The winners were awarded the Suhana trophy and certificates. The prizes were given away at the hands of Hon Commissioner PCMC Mr. Rajesh Patil and AITA Joint Secretary Mr. Sunder Iyer . Tournament Director Mr. Nandu Rokade, Pranav Waghmare, and the tournament supervisor were present on the occasion.
Following are the Results: Final Round:
Boys: Adhiraj Dudhane(1) bt Aarav Challani(2) 4-0, 4-5, 4-7(4)
Girls: Tamanna Nair(1) bt Myra Shaikh(2) 4-1, 4-1