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Kavisha and Neyara emerge victorious

Neyara  Weerawansa & Kavisha  Ratnayake
Neyara Weerawansa & Kavisha Ratnayake

Kavisha Ratnayake and Neyara Weerawansa notched up victories to move into the next stage of the competition on day two of the Sri Lanka Tennis Nationals 2020 played at their hard courts, yesterday.

Kavishka who won by 2 sets to 1 had a close 6-4 win in the opening set but given a tough time by his opponent Manesh Kajan in the second set who won 6-1. But Kavishka bounced back gallantly to edge out his rival 10-6 in the third set to seal the victory and to move into the next stage of the competition.

Meanwhile, Neyara sealed a comfortable win over Dewmini Weerawansa with 2 sets to nil victory in the women’s singles. This tournament is one of the main events in the SLTA calendar attracting several players, commenced from 09 and will continue until January 24.

Results:

Day 2 - Men’s Singles - (2nd round match) Prasanna Athauda beat Nadun Senadeera 6/0, 6/1, Vichintaya Nilaweera beat Ramith Herath 6/0, 6/3, Dilvan Herath beat Heshika Perera 7/5, 6/1, Kavisha Ratnayake beat Manesh Kajan 6/4, 1/6, 10/6

Women’s Singles - Neyara Weerawansa beat Dewmini Weerawansa 6/1,6/0. - (A.N.)