Kolkata, Oct 19 (UNI) Mysore's R Nagaraj partnering with S Settu of Chennai annexed double crowns at the second GVK-AISTA Senior National Ranking Tennis Championship here today.
Fourth seed Nagaraj won the senior singles 45 years&above final, defeating second seed Yogesh Shah (Ahmedabad) 6-2, 6-0.
Partnering with R V Rama Raju (Hyderabad), Nagaraj beat the top seed of Andhra Pradesh's pair V Srinivas Reddy and K Meher Prakash 6-2, 6-1 to lift the doubles trophy.
In the senior singles 55 years&above, fifth seed S Setthu of Chennai beat top seed V Rama Mohan Rao (Hyderabad) 3-6, 6-3, 6-2.
Settu then paired with A Rambabu (Hyderbad) to take the doubles crown beating T A P N Rao of Bhimavaram, AP, and K Radha Krishnamurthy of Vijaywada 6-4, 6-2.
Senior singles 65 years&above was won by fourth seed V R Kulkarni of Karnataka at the expense of sixth seed Kesava Perumal 6-1, 6-1.
Senior doubles 65 years&above crown went to top seed pair of C B Raju from Hyderabad and Akhtar Ali of Kolkata. They defeated the fourth seeded pair of S Muthu Kumaraswamy and Kesava Perumal 6-2, 6-3.
All the singles winners walked away with a Rs 17,000 purse, while the finalists got Rs 9,000 each. The doubles winners pocketed Rs 9,000 per team and the finalists got Rs 5,000 per team.
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