Top two seed in the men’s Open singles event Sharmal Dissanayake and Dineshkanthan Thangaraja will clash in the final at the 100th National Tennis Championship continued at the SLTA courts Sir Marcus Fernando Mawatha over the week.
Sharmal Dissanayake met with stiff opposition against Thanveer Ashiq before winning in three straight sets while Dineshkanthan conceded one set to Sankha Athukorale in the semi-finals. (TBR)
Men’s Open singles:
Semi-finals – Dineshkanthan Thangaraja Beat Sankha Atukorale 6/4, 6/1, 2/6, 6/0.
Sharmal Dissanayake beat Thanveer Ashiq 7/6, 6/3, 6/4.
Womens singles (Quarter-finals)
Medhira Samarasinghe beat Prabuddhi Perera 6/0, 6/1.
Amritha Muttiah beat Rukshika Wijesuriya 6/4, 3/6, 6/2.
U-12 Girls final – Neyara Weerawanse beat Anjalika Kurera 6/4, 6/7(5), 6/3.
U-14 Boys final – Ashen Silva beat Thevan Perera 1/6, 7/6(5), 6/2.
Girls U-16 doubles final – Prabudhi Perera and Anika Seneviratne beat Anya Gunawardena and Janali Manamperi 3/6, 6/4, 10/5.