Men’s Future tennis begins
Online Staff/ GUWAHATI, Feb 20: The Jorhat Men’s Future Tennis tournament got under way at Jorhat today. The meet was inaugurated by R P Meena, Inspector General of Police (Eastern Range) In his welcome address, Raktim Saikia, President of the Jorhat Tennis Club and All Assam Tennis Association, stressed the need to hold such important international events to develop Assam as an attractive sports and tourist destination to the world community. As many as five players from the North Eastern Region, four from Assam and one from Arunachal Pradesh, got the opportunity to play in the tournament.
RESULTS (day I) :Men' Singles (1st Round): Timur Khabibulin (KAZ) bt. Jui Chen Hung (TPE) 7-6(5),7-5, S Mukund (IND) bt. Shahbaaz Khan (IND) 7-6 (4), 6-2, Jayaprakash (IND) bt. A Shanmugam (IND) 6-2, 6-1, Men's Doubles First Round: Timur Khabibulin (KAZ) and Ranjeet Virali (IND) bt. Jagmeet Singh (IND) & Mingkhi Talom (IND) 6-1, 6-1. Rishab Agarwal (IND) & Niki Kaliyanda (IND) bt. Pramveer Singh Bajwa (IND) and Alexis Canter (GBR) 6-4, 6-4. Vijayant Malik (IND) and Sidharth Rawat (IND) bt. Anand Kunal (IND) and Anvit Bendre (IND) 6-3, 1-6, 10-8.