Fourth-seeded Natasha Palha of Goa defeated Shweta Rana of Himachal Pradesh 7-5, 2-6, 7-6(5) in the women's semifinals of the AITA ranking tournament at the Harvest Academy, Jassowal, on Thursday.

Shweta had the consolation of winning the doubles title in partnership with Rimpledeep Kaur.

The results:

Men (semifinals): Deepinder Singh Bains bt Vishwesh Sinha 6-1, 6-1; Gurinder Singh bt Prasonjit Paul 6-4, 6-4.

Women (semifinals): Natasha Palha bt Shweta Rana 7-5, 2-6, 7-6(5); Sharmada Balu bt Nupur Kaul 6-3, 6-3.

Doubles (final): Rimpledeep Kaur and Shweta Rana bt Rajbir Kaur and Gurdeep Kaur 6-1, 6-4 .

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