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Dalwinder and Faisal Qamar in title round

August 22, 2019 10:51 PM

CHANDIGARH:  Second seed Dalwinder Singh advanced into finals in men’s singles of the CLTA-AITA National Ranking Tennis Championship fat the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.. Dalwinder defeated fourth seed Suraj Prabodh of Karnataka in a close contestant three setter marathon match.

 Dalwinder won the first set 6-4, In the second set Suraj came back strongly and closed the set 6-3, In the final set Dalwinder played high quality of tennis with his aggressive game style, Dalwinder refocused and use his experience to close the final set and match 6-4.

In the second semi-final fifth seed Faisal Qamar of Rajasthan defeated Hardeep Singh Sandhu 3-6, 6-2, 2-5 (retd.). Hardeep Singh Sandhu was leading 5-2 up in the final set, Hardeep got muscle cramp and retired duo to injury.

 Faisal Qamar will face Dalwinder Singh in the main singles final tomorrow.

Top seed Atharva Sarma and Armaan Bhatia defeated Jatin Dahiya and Dalwinder Singh 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the doubles semi-final. In the another semi-final Faisal Qamar and Jagmeet Singh got w/o from Hardeep Sandhu and Megh Patel. Atharva and his partner Armaan Bhatia will face against Faisal Qamar and Jagmeet Singh in Doubles finals tomorrow.

Results: Men’s singles (semi- finals):Faisal Qamar (RJ) [5] bt. Hardeep Singh Sandhu 3-6, 6-2, 2-5 (retd.).  Dalwinder Singh (PB) [2] (Q) bt. Suraj Prabodh (KR) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4.

 Men’s doubles (semi-finals): Atharva Sharma (MH) / Armaan Bhatia (MH [1] bt. Dalwinder Singh (PB) / Jatin Dahiya (DL) [3] 7-6(4), 6-4, Jagmeet Singh (HR)/ Faisal Qamar (RJ) w/o Hardeep Sandhu (PB) / Megh Patel (GJ).

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