Shankari creates upset
TENNIS: Unseeded T. Shankari created an upset at the Trans Asia Hotel
Open Tennis Championship now in progress at the hotel courts, when she
beat seed No. 5 Geema Wijeratne in straight sets (6-1, 6-0) to enter the
semi-finals of the Girls' Under-16 Singles event.
Sharmal Dissanayake the top seed/ entered the quarter-finals of the
Boys' Under-14 Singles beating Senith Abeynayake also in straight sets
(6-0, 6-0) while the top seed in the Boys' Under-10 Singles Joshua
Jayaratne too entered the "quarters" of the Boys' Under-10 Singles
beating Ashkar (9-1).
The quarter-finalists in the Girls' Under-10 Singles too were found
with the four seeds finding themselves into the last eight, while the
semi-finalists were discovered in the Men's over-35 Singles too with the
four seeds going through.