State Open Tennis C'shipS Bhicky vs Th Ribhasker in men's singles title clash

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Sep 23 : Th Ribhaskar set up men's singles title clash with S Bhicky in the ongoing 41st State Open Tennis Championship organised by Manipur Tennis Association at Officer's Club, Lamphelpat.
In the first men's singles semi-final match, S Bhicky knocked out N Premjit 6-2, 6-0 with ease before Th Ribhasker outlasted H Becker 6-2, 6-1 in the other semi-final clash.
The final line up of the women's singles event was also completed today with Nandini setting up a final date with Bunty Ch. Bunty cruised into the final with an easy 6-0, 6-4 win over  Charmie N while Nandini beat Hensana 6-1, 6-1 to seal the remaining final ticket.
In an U-12 boys singles semi-final match, Soham secured  the final berth with a 4-0, 4-0 thrashing of Paari.
The day also saw Hensana seal the U-14 girls final berth by securing an easy 4-0, 4-0 win over Bernalli as Lanchenba beat Soham 6-4, 1-6, 10-8 to enter the U-16 boys final.
In a men's doubles' semi-final match, Ratul and Azad handed Rachit and Parteek pair a double bagel to book their final berth.
Meanwhile in a 45+ doubles semi-final match, Jayanta and Manikanta won 6-0, 6-3 to book the final ticket.