Chathurya meets Zaidh in men’s singles final on Saturday
Chathurya Nilaweera of Stafford International School beat experienced Dineshkanthan Thangarajah in straight sets, 6/4.6/4 in men’s open singles event semi-finals of the ongoing HNB-SLTA Clay Court Championship worked off at the SLTA courts yesterday.
The other men’s open semi-final turned out to be a tough battle where Zaidh Zihar of S.Thomas’ College beat Ashen Silva in a three-setter, 4/6 6/3 6/4. Chathurya will take on Zaidh in Saturday’s final. Meanwhile, Anjalika Kurera of ICBT Campus won the women’s singles semi-final against Janali Manamperi after a tough battle 6/1, 7/5(5).
The other women’s singles semi-final was won by Neyara Weerawansa of British School, Colombo beating Savini Jayasuriya who retired during the third set 4/6, 7/6(8), 2/1 Ret. Anjalika will meet Neyara in Saturday’s final.