Kalpana, Priti win
Kathmandu, January 26:
Kalpana Thapa and Priti Rijal won the women’s singles matches at the Hyatt-Pilot Pen Open Tennis Championship 2007, which has been organised by Hyatt Regency Kathmandu in association with Pilot Pen. Kalpana defeated Lynette Fetz 6-3, 6-1, while Priti outplayed Shrinkhala 6-0, 6-1.
In men’s singles section, Janmejaya Rana defeated Bhim K Tamang 6-3, 6-1 and Santosh Khatri beat Dipin Shrestha 6-1, 6-1. Other winners included Jitendra Pariyar, Hari Magdugal, Siddhartha Moktan and Antony Watt.
In veteran’s singles, Krishna Ghale beat Narayan Dahal 6-0, 6-0; Dhondup defeated Poshan KC 6-0, 6-3; Soviet M Shrestha outplayed Andrew Duncan 6-0, 6-0; Manoj Rana prevailed 6-4, 2-6, 10-5 over Pradip Shah; Deonam Lama defeated Bikash Rana 6-3, 6-2; Dinesh Tuladhar beat Prithvi Thakali and Shubha Shahi defeated Raju Rai 6-1, 6-2.