GUWAHATI, Feb 10 � Bijoy Kumar Mohanty of Assam, seeded 6th, brought home his first Asian ranking title.
In the final, 3rd seed Vasisisth Cherokoo of Andhra Pradesh trailing 2-6, 0-2, conceded the match in the Asian Juniors under 14 years event which concluded at the Lal Bahadur Sashtri Stadium, Hyderabad today.
After winning the singles title, Bijoy pairing with Aryan Goveas of Maharashtra came on to win the doubles event defeating Shreya Gupta of Haryana and Shree Krishna of Bihar 6-3, 6-4 to make it a double crown for himself in the tournament.
For Bijoy, it was a gradual rise in the four Asian Under 14 Series Tournaments that was held between October 2011 and February 2012.
In the Jorhat tournament he lost in the quarterfinals while at Lucknow he reached the semifinal stage. At Bangalore, he was a finalist and now in Hyderabad he finally became a winner.
Bijoy Kumar Mohanty is a student of Dav School, Guwahati.
He trains at the Sports Authority of India North-east sub-centre, New Field here and is under the development programme of the All Assam Tennis Association which supports his technical requirements and expenses for participation in tournaments with Babolat sponsoring his equipment.