Gujrat wins boys title, Maharashtra bags girls crown
Gurgaon, May 4 (UNI) Delhi players were left to rue their luck as Gujarat boys blanked them 2-0 in the final while girls from Maharashtra beat them by an identical margin to win the title in the Inter-State Tennis tournament here today.
In the boys under-18 final, Rubal Shandilya won the first set against Vishesh Bhatia but that was everything he could do as the Gujarat player came from behind to beat him 3-6, 7-5, 6-0 to make it 1-0.
The second singles proved a lop-sided affair with Allan Gomes toying with Delhi's Rahul Belwal and dropping just one game to beat him 6-1, 6-0 to make it 2-0 and bag the title.
In the girls under-18 section, Maharashtra went 1-0 up with Sampada Kanade beating Sanjana Kapoor 6-3, 6-4 and then Parija Maloo sealed the title with a 6-4, 6-2 win against Vishakha Shoeran.
Result: Boys Under-18 final: Gujrat beat Delhi 2-0 (Vishesh Bhatia bt Rubal Shandilya 3-6, 7-5, 6-0; Allan Gomes beat Rahul Belwal 6-1, 6-0) Girls Under-18 final: Maharashta beat Delhi 2-0 (Sampada Kanade beat Sanjana Kapoor 6-3, 6-4; Parija Maloo beat Vishakha Shoeran 6-4, 6-2) UNI XC AY PM1728