Kanchi duo wins U-13 tennis tourney

Chennai: N Srinidhi and R Pravanthika of Kanchipuram won the Under 13 Girls Doubles title at the just concluded Yonex-Sunrise All India Sub Junior (U-13) Ranking Badminton Tournament 2018 at Guntur.

In the semi finals Srinidhi and Pravanthika beat Fariha Shireen and Hothrisri Thatigutla of AP with scores 21 19, 21 15. In the finals they beat the 5th seeded pair Manali Choudhary & Pragya Katara of Rajasthan in straight sets – 21 14, 21 9.

This is Srinidhi’s second national ranking title this year having won the Sub Junior tournament at Hyderabad earlier this year, who also reached the quarter-finals in singles in the same tournament.

NT Bureau