GUWAHATI, Jan 29 � It was a double crown for Kalyan Das as he bagged the senior doubles (above-35) and the above-55 titles pairing with Rajib Bora and Dipak Das in the India Club Open Tennis Championship here today. In the above-35 category, the pair of Kalyan and Rajib beat Rajiv Dutta/Nabarun Saikia 7-5 6-3 and in above-55, Kalyan/Dipak beat Sankar Dutta Lahkar/ S Rajkhowa 8-5.
Meanwhile, Raunak Bora bagged the boys U-14 title defeating Ankeet Kashyap 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 in the 14th India Club Open Tennis Championship. Raunak could not make a double, as he was beaten in the boys U-18 category by Sahidul Islam 6-1, 6-4.
Trophies, scholarship money and gifts were presented to the winners by Amal Dutta Lahkar, club president, Raju Goenka, MD of Industrial & Farm Equipments, Manish Agarwal, director of SM Autokrafts, Simanta Sarma, gm of Dainik Janambhumi, Charu Bhagawati, donor of late Birendra Nath Bhagawati Memeorial Trophy, Rinku Sahu, donor of late Archana Sahu Memorial Trophy and Ramesh Verma of Verma Sports.
Final results: (Boys U-12) Ronit Bora bt Tanay Bagree 6-2, 6-1. (Boys U-14) Raunak Bora bt Ankeet Kashyap 6-2, 4-6, 7-5. (Boys U-18) Sahidul Islam bt Raunak Bora 6-1, 6-4. (Girls U-14) Naziya Ahmed bt Anisha Sarma 6-2, 6-0. (Girls U-18) Marisha Dutta bt Rizwana Begum 6-2, 6-1. (Men�s singles) Tutu Thapa bt Sahidul Islam 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. (Men�s doubles) Anshuman Dutta/ CS Mohanty bt Tutu Thapa/ Rupam Boro 6-1, 6-1. (Senior doubles above-35 yrs) Kalyan Das/Rajeeb Bora bt Rajiv Dutta/Nabarun Saikia 7-5, 6-3. (Seniors doubles above-55 yrs) Kalyan Das/Dipak Das bt Sankar Dutta Lahkar/ wg Cdr S Rajkhowa 8-5. (Seniors mixed doubles above-35 yrs) Rishiraj Das/Purabi Bhuyan bt Rajiv Dutta/ Bobeeta Langthasa 8-6.