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Wijebandara sweeps into Colombo Open semis

Vibuda Wijebandara in action
Vibuda Wijebandara in action

Vibuda Wijebandara joined the semi-final line-up of the Men’s Singles event with a straight set win on the sixth day of the Colombo Open Tennis Tournament, which continued at the SLTA Courts in Green Path yesterday.

The favourite rallied around excellently and went on to beat his opponent Wenuka Kithnula 6-2, 6-3 in the last quarter-final of the event.

The results

Men's Open Singles (quarter-finals): Vibuda Wijebandara beat Wenuka Kithnula 6-2, 6-3.

Boys’ U-14 (third-round): Sandaru Guruge beat Binuka Silva 6-0, 6-1. Lisal Goonetilleke beat Abdul Cader 6-1, 6-2. Dhanushka Dias beat Rehan Gunawardane 6-0, 6-3. Aweesh Ganegoda beat K. Udayachandran 6-0, 4-6, 10-3. T. Bellanaarachchi beat Lithum Jayabandu 6-4, 6-4. Nenuka Geeganage beat Dhanushka Wickramanayake 6-3, 6-1. A.N