Dhamne, Arunkumar in line for double crown

SPORTS REPORTER
Friday, 1 March 2019

In the boys doubles finals, Dhamne and Cahir Warik scored a  7-6 (2), 4-6, 11-9 win over Azmeer Shaikh and Veer Prasad.

PUNE: Manas Dhamne of Maharashtra and Laxmi Arunkumar of Tamil Nadu laced themselves in line for a double crown entering the singles final and lifting the doubles title in the boys and girls event at the MSLTA Hotel Ravine All India Ranking Super Series Under-14 Tennis Tournament being played at Ravine Hotel in Panchgani on Thursday.

In the boys singles finals, top seeded Manas Dhamne of Maharashtra will take on Veer Prasad. Earlier in the semifinals Dhamne outplayed Azmeer Shaikh of Maharashtra 6-3, 6-4 while unseeded Maharashtra boy Veer Prasad upset third seeded Deveharshith Neelam of Telangana 7-5, 6-3. 

In the boys doubles finals, Dhamne and Cahir Warik scored a  7-6 (2), 4-6, 11-9 win over Azmeer Shaikh and Veer Prasad. 

In the girls battle, top seeded Lakshmi Arunkumar of Tamil Nadu beat third seeded Saumya Ronde of Telangana  6-3, 6-1, while fourth seed Sonal Patil of Maharashtra upset second seeded Pavitra Parikh of Gujrat 6-4, 7-5.

RESULTS: 
Doubles: 
Final: 
Boys: Cahir Warik (Mah) and Manas Dhamne (Mah) bt Azmeer Shaikh (Mah) and Veer Prasad (Mah) 7-6(2), 4-6, 11-9.
Girls: Lakshmi Arunkumar(TN) and Saumya Ronde (TS)  bt Pavitra Parikh (Guj) and Sonal Patil (Mah) 3-6, 6-2, 10-6.
Singles:
Semifinals: Boys: 1-Manas Dhamne (Mah) bt Azmeer Shaikh (Mah) 6-3, 6-4; Veer Prasad (Mah) bt  3-Deveharshith Neelam (TS) 7-5, 6-3.
Girls: 1-Lakshmi Arunkumar (TN) bt 3-Saumya Ronde (TS) 6-3, 6-1; 4-Sonal Patil(Mah) bt Pavitra Parikh (Guj)(2) 6-4, 7-5.

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