Chameera Ginige of Commercial Credit did well to beat Nirmala Jayasinghe of MAS Intimates to emerge as the men’s Open champion at the Mercantile Open Table Tennis Championship held at S. Thomas’ Indoor Stadium, Mount Lavinia on June 9 and 10.
Kalpani Herath of MAS Intimates emerged as the women’s champion with a memorable win over Srimali Wimalaratne also of MAS Intimates in the final.
Open singles: Winner – Chameera Ginige (Commercial Credit); Runner-up – Nirmala Jayasinghe (MAS Intimates).
Open doubles: Winners – Nirmala Jayasinghe and Sukitha Wickramanayake (MAS Intimates); Runners-up – Gimhan Walisundara and Chathura Weerakoon (MAS Intimates).
Novices singles: Winner – A.Y.P. de Silva (Laugfs Sports Club); Runner-up – W.M.A.O Weerakoon (Commercial Bank).
Veterans singles: Winner – Joy Nishantha Abeysiriwardena (Commercial Bank); Runner-up – Rajiva Wijetunge (MAS Intimates).
Open singles: Winner – Kalpani Herath (MAS Intimates); Runner-up – Srimali Wimalaratne (MAS Intimates).
Open doubles: Winner – Kalpani Herath and Srimali Wimalaratne (MAS Intimates); Runners-up – Dimuthu Warushavithana and Dinali Athukorale (HSBC).
Novices singles: Winner – Dimuthu Warushavithana (HSBC); Runner-up – Dilini Wasundara Perera (Virtusa Polaris).