THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Jayanth Jayaraman of Tamil Nadu bagged a double in the AITA National Talent series tennis tournament at the TTC courts on Friday. Jayanth won the singles titles in both under-14 and under-12 sections to complete the double. Jayanth defeated Prajwal Dev (Karnataka) 6-2, 6-4 to win the under-14 title. He beat Prajwal again 6-2, 6-1 to win the under-12 title.
Sneha Susan Thomas of Kerala won the girls’ under-14 title with a 6-2, 6-1 win over team-mate A.V.Rithika. Sneha won the doubles title along with A.V.Rithika. The duo beat Amika Pande and Devki Pande 6-3, 6-4 to win the title. Aswini Suresh (TN) won the girls under-12 title with a 6-1, 6-2 win over Pragati Natraj (TN)
The results (all finals): Boys (under-14): Jayanth Jayaraman (TN) bt S.D. Prajwal Dev (Kar) 6-2, 6-4. Doubles: H. Suraj/Mohd. Hamraz (Ker) bt Jayanth Jayaraman (TN)/Mathew T. Lathra (Ker) 6-3, 6-3. Under-12: Jayanth Jayaraman (TN) bt S.D. Prajwal Dev (Kar) 6-2, 6-1. Doubles: S.D. Prajwal Dev/M.S. Rakshit (Kar) bt Anirudh Jaindhan/Arjuna Ajaykumr (Ker) 6-2, 6-1. Girls (under-14): Sneha Susan Thomas (Ker) bt A.V. Rithika (Ker) 6-2, 6-1. Doubles: Sneha Susan Thomas/A.V. Rithika (Ker) bt Ambika Pande/Devki J. Pande (TN) 6-3, 6-4. Under-12: Aswini Suresh (TN) bt Pragati Natraj (TN) 6-1, 6-2. — Principal Correspondent