Governor's Trophy Tennis: Soham Keisham clinches U-10 boys singles title


By Our Sports Reporter
IMPHAL, Aug 12 : Soham Keisham and Karnajit Yumnam were respectively able to claim the U-10 boys singles and U-12 boys singles titles at the 18th Governor's Trophy Cash Prize Tennis Tournament 2019 organised by Manipur Tennis Association at Tennis Complex, Officers' Club, Lamphelpat.
Soham Keisham eased to a 6-4, 6-1 win against Joshua Thiyam to win the U-10 boys singles title and a cash prize of Rs 3,000. Runner up Joshua Thiyam was also feted with Rs 1,500 and a trophy.
Lanchenba Maibam and Jason Wangkhem who made it upto the semi-finals were also feted with Rs 1,000 each.
Elsewhere, Karnajit Yumnam cruised to the U-12 title as he sealed a convincing 6-1, 6-2 win against Dhanaraj Saikhom in the final and received a cash prize of Rs 4,000 and a trophy.
Dhanaraj who finished runner up got a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 2,000. Semi-finalists, Soham Keisham and Joshua Thiyam were also encouraged with Rs 1,000 each.
U-14 girls' singles winners, Yumnam Thoibi and runner up Pooja Saikhom were feted with Rs 5,000 and Rs 2,500 respectively with trophies.
Semi-finalists, Laishram Nandini and MNC Sanareima also receieved a cash prize of Rs 1,000 each.