Lalitpur, November 20
Tribhuvan Army Club’s Samrakshyak Bhushan Bajracharya, Abhishek Bastola of Western Region and Nepal Police Club’s Kamal Bahadur Bhandari recorded double victories in the 14th National Lawn Tennis Tournament under the NSC Championship here at the Satdobato Tennis Complex courts today.
In the fourth round match, Bajracharya defeated Shree Ram Magar of Nepal APF Club 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5) and returned to beat Pradip Khadka of Western 6-2, 6-1. Bastola earned a double bagel against Dawa Sherpa of NPC in the fourth round and saw off Pranav Khanal of TAC 7-5, 6-4 in the next round. Khanal recorded a 6-4, 6-0 win against Western’s Pradip Khanal. Similarly, Bhandari beat Santosh Khatri of APF 6-1, 6-4 and defeated Shree Ram Magar 6-0, 7-5.
In women’s category, Anne Mathema of APF saw off Ganga Sharma of Western 7-6(5), 6-4, while Abhilasha Bista of TAC defeated Bijisha Shrestha of APF 7-5, 6-3 and recorded a 6-1, 6-1 win over Bhagwati BK. Similarly, Mayanka Rana of NPC beat her sister and teammate Mahika Rana 6-2, 6-1 in the fifth round. Mahika beat Bhagwati BK 6-3, 6-1 in the fourth round match.