MahakJain in fine form
NEW DELHI, AUG. 17:
Top seed #MahakJain in fine form as she cruised into the singles final, and won the doubles title with Sathwika Sama in the $15,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday.
Mahak led 6-1, 4-0 when the third seeded Fiona Codino of France retired. In the final, Mahak will be challenged by Sada Nahimana of Burundi.
In the doubles final, Mahak and Sathwika beat compatriots and second seeds, Sravya Shivani and #SnehalMane in straight sets.
In the ITF men’s event in Jakarta, #AryanGoveas went down fighting in three sets in the semifinals against Ruan Roelofse of South Africa.
$15,000 ITF men, Jakarta, Indonesia
Singles (semifinals): Ruan Roelofse (RSA) bt Aryan Goveas 6-7(3), 6-4, 6-3.
$15,000 ITF women, Nairobi, Kenya
Singles (semifinals): Mahak Jain bt Fiona Codino (Fra) 6-1, 4-0 (retired); Sada Nahimana (Bdi) bt Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi 6-2, 6-1.
Doubles (final): Mahak Jain & Sathwika Sama bt Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi & Snehal Mane 6-4, 6-2.