GUWAHATI, Jan 24: Iftikar Seikh bagged the gentleman singles title defeating Anchit Gogoi 6-1, 6-2 in final in the 23rd India Club-Anup Lahoty Open Tennis Championship, 2021, organised by India Club under the auspices of All Assam Tennis Association (AATA), played here today.

In the boys’ singles (under 18 years) Anchit Gogoi clinched the title beating Ved Aditya Kalita 6-2, 6-1 while in the girls’ singles (under 18 years) Justina Buragohain won the title defeating Taniya Kumari 7-5, 6-4 in the finals respectively. In the boys’ singles (under 14 years) Ved Aditya Kalita won the title beating Riyan Kashyap 6-2, 6-3 while in the girls’ singles (under 14 years) Adrika Rajkumari bagged the title defeating Roshni Bharadwaj in the finals respectively.

In the senior gentlemen’s doubles (above 35 years) Rajesh Barua and Shiv Kumar Prajapati won the title defeating Rajeeb Bora and Dilip Mohanaty 6-7, 6-1, 6-3 while in the senior gentlemen’s doubles (above 45 years) Dr Ankush Dutta and Biram Borkataky won the title beating Ashis Agarwal and Dipjyoti Barua 4-2, 4-2 in the finals respectively. In the senior gentlemen’s doubles (above 55 years) Kalyan Kumar Das and Amlandeep Das clinched the title defeating Randip Barua and Rajib Handique 8-3 in the final.

In the closing function, tournament director Kalyan Kumar Das welcomed the gathering. The assembled people observed one-minute silence to condole the demise of Niloy Das, a senior member of India Club, who passed away on yesterday.

Prizes were distributed by Ranjan Kumar Choudhury, Ashok Kumar Das, Nazim Nesar Ahmed, Dr Ashim Chowdury, Bijan Kumar Choudhuri, Biswadeep Bora, Bimal Bharali, Abani Barua and Kalyan Kumar Das. Amalandeep Das, Organising Secretary offered the vote of thanks.