Over 200 entries for Yeola Open 2021
Over 200 entries were received for the The YEOLA OPEN 2021 a Rs. 1 Lakh Prize Money Tennis Tournament was hosted by NAVBHARAT KRIDA MANDAL a 111 years old Sports Club under the auspices of MSLTA on 27/28 February 2021 on the 4 clay courts at Yeola.
Players from various cities namely Mumbai,Nasik,Amravati, Nanded,Aurangabad,Baramati, Pusad,Ahmednagar, Parbhani participated in the OPEN SINGLES, OPEN DOUBLES, VETERANS 90+ and 100+ Age category.
The response was overwhelming with the Open Singles Draw of 128 and Open Doubles and 90+ Doubles Draw of 64.
Shri.Shrikant Parekh,Vishal Salvi , Shrikant Kumavat,Ajinkya Bachav,Vikas Aswani , Sanjay Chandwani, Bhushan Akut , Punit n Parag Dhoke , Ninad Ghule , Rohan Murai and local lad Laksh Gujarathi stole the show by fantastic display of their tennis skills.
The Women were not to be left behind with 8 entries and hence a separate women’s event was held.
Inauguration of the tournament was done at the hands of MLC Shri. Narendra Darade.
On this occasion the Hi-Mast for lighting up the tennis courts was unveiled at hands of the Chief Guest. The project was undertaken under MLA Development Fund.
Dignitaries present were Shri. Kunal Darade,President, Sushil Gujarathi, Kishor Rathi, Tournament Director, Dr.Swapnil Shah, Dr. Rajesh Patel, Shrikant Parekh, Shirish Nadurdikar and all members of Nav Bharat Krida Mandal.
Tremendous efforts for success of the event were taken by Shri. Kiran Kulkarni and Shri. Yati Gujarathi who also proposed the Vote of thanks and made a special mention of the support extended by MSLTA for the event.
The results are as follows :
Runners up…Shrikant Kumawat
Winner…Shrikant Kumawat & Tanmay Nandurdikar
Runners up….Vishal Salvi & Yogesh Aher
Semifinal…Ajinkya Bachhav & Rohan Murai
Semifinal…Siddhant Deshpande & Vikas Asvani
Winner…Vikas Asvani & Sanjay Chandvani
Runnersup…Yati Gujrathi & Ankush Kalantri
Semifinal…Shrikant Parekh & Kiran Kulkarni
Semifinal…Vijay Mehar & Mirza
Winner…Bhushan Akut & Ajay Lakotia
Runnersup…Vijay Mehar & Vinayak Gujrati
Semifinal…Shirish Nandurdikar & Kiran Kulkarni
Semifinal…Shrikant Parekh & Ankush Kalantri