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Anika and Alana sail into Doubles final

Anika and Alana Seneviratne in action
Anika and Alana Seneviratne in action

Sisters Anika and Alana Seneviratne powered their way into the Women’s Open Doubles final with a convincing win at the Colombo Open Tennis Tournament, which continued at the SLTA Courts in Green Path yesterday.

The favourites rallied around magnificently and went on to beat the combination of Saajida Razick and Dinethya Dharmarathne in straight sets 6-3, 6-0 in the semi-final encounter.

The results:

Men's Open Doubles (semi-finals): Vibuda Wijebandara and Savith Weerasinghe beat Luca Knese and Dumindu Dilum 6-4, 6-2. Chathurya Nilaweera and Thehan Wijemanne beat Kavisha Rathnayake and Akila Vimukthi 6-3, 6-2.

Women's Open Doubles (semi-finals): Janali Manamperi and Savini Jayasuriya beat Neyara Weerawansa and Tuvini De Alvis 6-3, 6-2. Anika Seneviratne and Alana Seneviratne beat Saajida Razick and Dinethya Dharmarathne 6-3, 6-0. (A.N)