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Githmi secures U-16 title at SSC Open

Githmi Fernando
Githmi Fernando

Promising Githmi Fernando produced a fine performance to claim the Girls’ Under-16 Singles title at the First Capital SSC Open Tennis Championships, which continued at the SSC Courts in Maitland Place yesterday.

Githmi, after conceding the first set 6-7 to her opponent, came back strongly to clinch the second set 6-3 and the third and deciding set 6-2 in a thrilling final encounter.

Meanwhile, Chanula Abeysinghe clinched the Boys’ Under-14 Singles title while Annaya Norbert and Yudeera Atapattu won the Girls’ Under-12 Singles and the Boys’ Under-12 Singles title respectively.

Results (All finals):

Boys’ Under-14 Singles: Chanula Abeysinghe beat Aahil Kaleel 6-3, 6-0.

Girls’ Under-12 Singles: Annaya Norbert beat Hesandee Mallawa 6-2, 6-2.

Boys’ Under-12 Singles: Yudeera Atapattu beat Nithushan Pulinathi 6-4, 6-0.

Girls’ Under-16 Singles: Githmi Fernando beat Arushi Thomas 6-7, 6-3, 6-2.


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