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Four Assam players in AITA meet finals

By The Assam Tribune

GUWAHATI, June 7 - Snigdha Patibandla and Jigyashman Hazarika will fight for double crown in the girls and boys U-12 event respectively of the ongoing AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament at the All Assam Tennis Association Complex in Chachal here.

Altogether four Assam players have entered the finals in the championship. All the singles finals will be held on Friday.

In the boys U-12 doubles final played today, Jigyashman partnering with Manan Nath won the title defeating Dreek Saha of Maharashtra and Samarth Sahita of West Bengal 6-3, 6-2. In the boys U-14 doubles final, Vijaytej Gangapatnam of Meghalaya and JH Lalhruaizela of Mizoram defeated Manipur�s Bhicky Sagolsem and Ashwajit Senjam 6-0, 5-7, 10-8.

Today�s results: (Boys U-12, S/F) 3rd Manan Nath (AS) bt top seed Keshav Goel (WB) 6-3, 6-2 (upset); 2nd seed Jigyashman Hazarika (AS) bt 6th seed Mayand Tiwary (WB) 6-2, 6-1. (Girls U-12, S/F) Top seed Sohini Sanjay Mohanty (ODR) bt 5th seed Namrata Das (AS) 6-0, 2-6, 6-2; 6th seed Snigdha Patibandla (AS) bt 2nd seed Sumeira Jaiswal (WB) 6-2, 6-3. (Boys U-14, S/F) Top seed Andy Thaosen (AS) bt 7th seed Manan Nath (AS) 6-4, 1-0 (conceded); 6th seed Bhicky Sagolsem (MN) bt 3rd seed Jigyashman Hazarika (AS) 6-3, 6-4. (Girls U-14, S/F) Jyoti Pratap (BR) bt 4th seed Sumeira Jaiswal (WB) 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 (upset); 3rd seed Sohini S Mohanty (ODR) bt top seed Tanishqa Patar (AS) 6-3, 1-6, 7-6(7) (upset). (Boys U-12 doubles, final) Jigyashman Hazarika (AS)/Manan Nath (AS) bt Dreek Saha (MH)/Samarth Sahita (WB) 6-3, 6-2. (Boys U-14 doubles, final) Vijaytej Gangapatnam (ML)/JH Lalhruaizela (MZ) bt Bhicky Sagolsem (MN)/Ashwajit Senjam (MN) 6-0, 5-7, 10-8.

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