KATHMANDU: Samriddhi Maharjan won the U-9 girls’ singles title of the IME-JTI Grand Junior Open Lawn Tennis Tournament here at the Naulin Sports Villa on Tuesday.
Maharjan defeated Saibi Dhakal 5-4, 1-4, 10-8 in final. Sakshyam Bikram Shah defeated Ridhvik Karki 6-0, 6-3 and Ayushman Ghale beat Rajbir Pradhan 2-6, 6-2, 10-8 to enter the U-10 boys’ singles final.
Likewise, Prashamsa Moktan beat Adhya Poudel 6-0, 6-3 and Sunira Thapa defeated Jeni Khadka 6-3, 6-3 to make it to the girls’ singles final.
In U-14 boys’ singles, Aryan Giri, Kubehang Rai, Pritam Pariyar and Chirag Timalsina made it to the semis, while Saloni Tamang and Rayana Shah advanced to the girls’ section final.
In U-12 boys’ singles category, Pranab Manandhar and Aarav Samrat Hada made it to the U-12 boys’ singles final, while Subhangi Laxmi Shah, Iva Adhikari, Aja Regmi and Aisha Dolkar entered the girls’ singles semi-finals.