Left Menu
Development News Edition

Siddhant Banthia wins Asian junior tennis championship

Fourth-seeded local boy Banthia outplayed second-seeded Sergey Fomin Of Uzbekistan 6-1 6-4 in boys' final.

Devdiscourse News Desk | Pune | Updated: 27-10-2018 22:31 IST | Created: 27-10-2018 22:13 IST
Siddhant Banthia wins Asian junior tennis championship
The winner got 280 ITF Points and Trophy, while runner-up got 170 points and trophy. (Image Credit: Pixabay)

India's Siddhant Banthia and Mananchaya Sawangkaew of Thailand emerged boys and girls singles champions at the 2nd HCL Asian B1 Junior Tennis Championship here Saturday.

Fourth-seeded local boy Banthia outplayed second-seeded Sergey Fomin Of Uzbekistan 6-1 6-4 in boys' final at the Deccan Gymkhana courts here. In the girls' title clash, third-seeded Thai player Mananchaya got the better of Priska Madelyn Nugroho of Indonesia 7-6(5), 6-3. "It was the best win in my juniors' career. I wanted to win this tournament. I lost in the finals last year.

I was confident going into matches," said Banthia after clinching the boys crown. "The semi-final and final matches were the toughest. Both the players were higher seeded players, there was pressure but I know these courts, so played accordingly," he added.

The winner got 280 ITF Points and Trophy, while runner-up got 170 points and trophy.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

How UK’s 'best prepared' healthcare system failed to gauge COVID-19

The UK is proud of their public health system and its unlike any other country as around 90 percent of British public supports the founding principles of National Health Service. But without accurate data being available to stakeholders in ...

Poor on IHR capacity progress in 2019, WHO says Cambodia tops COVID-19 response

Despite being in proximity to Hubei, the original epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic, Cambodia has reported just 226 confirmed cases and zero deaths. After seeing the data, WHO appreciated Cambodias healthcare information system but experts dou...

Loopholes in Healthcare Information System may have failed Singapore COVID-19 model

In the initial days of the COVID-19 outbreak, Singapore was in the limelight for its effective healthcare system and pandemic response plan. However, Singapore has now joined the list of the worst-hit nations and the situation is even worse...

Australia's COVID-19 response: Digital infrastructure of help but implementation remains a challenge

Australias ongoing plans to upgrade its health information system helped by the Digital Health Strategy seem even more practical due to the pandemic. But as evident during the pandemic, administrative lapses and the complex matrix of power ...

Videos

Latest News

Mets place 2B Cano on IL, add OF Hamilton to roster

The New York Mets placed veteran infielder Robinson Cano on the 10-day injured list with a left adductor strain and added outfielder Billy Hamilton to the active roster. Canos injury is considered to be the more serious Grade 2 strain and h...

U.S. Representative Maloney declares victory in New York Democratic primary

U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney, who has represented parts of New York City in Congress since 1993, declared victory in a hard-fought Democratic primary on Tuesday, defeating progressive challenger Suraj Patel.Maloney announced her vict...

Massive blast rips through Beirut, killing 78 and injuring thousands

A powerful blast in port warehouses near central Beirut storing highly explosive material killed 78 people, injured nearly 4,000 and sent seismic shockwaves that shattered windows, smashed masonry and shook the ground across the Lebanese ca...

Australia's Queensland shuts state border to stem COVID-19 second wave

Australias Queensland state on Wednesday said it would close its border with New South Wales state to hold back a second wave of COVID-19, while the countrys second-largest city Melbourne was set to shut most businesses from midnight.A surg...

Give Feedback