TENNIS: BANTHIA WIN ASIAN JUNIOR TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP

Fourth-seeded Siddhant Banthia and Mananchaya Sawangkaew of Thailand emerged Boys and Girls Championship at the HCL Asian BI Junior Tennis Championship at the Decan Gymkhana tennis courts in Pune.
In the boys final round, local lad and MSLTA vision programme member Banthia who is also supported by Lakshya and Bharat Forge outplayed second-seeded Sergey Fomin Of Uzbekistan 6-1, 6-4.
In the girl’s finals third-seeded Mananchaya Sawangkaew Of Thailand player out a close first set to get past close first set to get past Priska Madelyn Nugroho of Indonesia 7-6(5), 6-3
“It was my best win in juniors career. I wanted to win this tournament I lost in the finals last year, I was confident going into matches, Deccan Gymkhana courts always suits my style of playing,” Banthia said
The winner got 280 ITF Points and Trophy, while runner-up got 170 points and trophy.

 

 

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