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Sharmal enters SSC Open final

Sharmal Dissanayake in action
Sharmal Dissanayake in action

Veteran Sharmal Dissanayake put up a fine performance to secure his place in the Men’s Singles final of the First Capital SSC Open Tennis Championships, continued at the SSC Courts in Maitland Place yesterday.

The Sri Lanka Davis Cup player rallied around magnificently and went on to beat Gayanga Weerasekera in straight sets 6-2, 6-3 to qualify for Sunday’s Men’s Singles final.

Dissanayake is set to face Chathurya Nilaweera or Kiran Vairavanathan in the Men’s Singles final.

Meanwhile, Nehara Weerawansa powered her way into the Women’s Singles final with a smashing 6-1, 6-2 victory over Dinara de Silva in the first semi-final. Nehara’s opponent in Sunday’s final will be Saajida Razick, who had the better of Disni Serasinghe 6-1, 6-4 in the second semi-final.

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