DULIAJAN, Jan 19 - Andy Thousan, Debanga Protim Hazarika and Areena Phukan reached the finals of the two events in the OIL-All Assam Junior Tennis Championship.
Andy made it to the final of the Boys� U-12 singles and 14 respectively while Debanga entered the finals in the Boys� U-14 singles and U-18 categories.
Areena entered finals in the Girls� singles U-14 and 18 respectively.
In the semifinals played at the Zaloni Club courts here today, Andy defeated Mannan Nath 6-2, 6-2 in the Boys� U-12 while in the U-14 category he beat Udbhas Kumar Gogoi 6-3, 6-4. In the U-14 and U-18 events, Debanga defeated Arunav Borgohain 6-1, 6-0 and Arnab Das 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 respectively. In the Girls� singles U-14 category Areena beat Syeda Nihar Omar 6-2, 7-6 and in the U-18 group she got the better of Supriya Borgohain 6-1, 4-6, 6-3.
In the other semifinals: (Boys� U-18) Jugal Barua beat Antarikh Saikia 6-1, 6-0. (Boys� U-12) Jigyashman Hazarika beat Harshad Bora 7-5, 6-0. (Girls� U-18) Eva Raj Shah beat Nishita Borphukan 2-6, 6-4, 6-2. (Girls� U-14) Nishita Borgohain beat Tanisha Patar 6-2, 6-1.
All the finals will start from 9 am tomorrow. Bedanta Prasad Sarma, Resident Chief Executive, OIL will attend the closing function as chief guest.