Nitten bags 3rd ITF title on trot

Sports Reporter
Monday, 15 January 2018

itten Kirrtane continued his golden run, bagging the third consecutive ITF Seniors title defeating  fourth seeded Narendra Choudhary 6-3, 6-1 in the final of the ITF Senior Tennis Championship held at City Tennis Courts in Gwalior.

Pune: Nitten Kirrtane continued his golden run, bagging the third consecutive ITF Seniors title defeating  fourth seeded Narendra Choudhary 6-3, 6-1 in the final of the ITF Senior Tennis Championship held at City Tennis Courts in Gwalior.

The seasoned campaigner dominated the final right from the start, breaking opponent twice to wrap up the first set 6-3. Second set turned out to be a cakewalk for Kirrtane, as he faced no trouble winning it 6-1. 

It turned out to be third title in a row for Kirrtane, as had won title at Dehradhun and Muzaffarnagar earlier. Kirrtane had also won AITA National ranking title, which held in Mumbai recently. 

In the semi-final, Kirrtane ousted local favorite, Prafull Arjeria 6-1, 6-0 without facing any difficulty,  where as in the pre-quarterfinal, Pune based tennis player Kirrtane defeated Quamaruddin Khan 6-1, 6-0 and earned 60 ITF points.

Road to final
Final: bt 4-Narendra Choudhary 6-3, 6-1.  
Semifinal: Prafull Arjeria 6-1, 6-0.
Quarterfinal: bt Vipin Sirpaul 6-4, 6-0.
Pre quarter-finals: bt Quamaruddin Khan 6-1, 6-0.  
First round: bye

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