Senura Silva shines at World Youth TT Meet
The 15-year-old won his group matches more comfortably against Bangladesh, India and Kazakhstan to reach the pre quarter-finals and defeated Qatar’s Abdhulwahab Abdullah to qualify for the quarter-finals.
In the quarter-final Senura recorded a hard-fought 3-2 win over Iran’s Mohammad Amin.
He will meet India’s Jain Payas in the semi-finals.
Meanwhile Dewmeth Weerasena was able to reach the Boys’ Under-13 quarter-finals. He defeated Kazakhstan’s Arif Moaid 3-0 and lost to Qorani Ahmad of Qatar 0-3 in the quarter-finals.
Boys’ Under–17 (pre quarter-finals): Senura Silva beat Abdhulwahab Abdullah (Qatar) 3-0. Boys’ Under-17 (quarter-finals): Senura Silva beat Mohammad Amin (Iran) 3-2. Boys’ Under-13: Dewmeth Weerasena beat Arif Moaid (Kazakhstan) 3-0, beat Al Saluati (Qatar) 3-0, beat Al Shamfari (Oman) 3-0, beat Ahmed Fases (Lebanon) 3-0. (Pre quarter-finals): lost to Qorani Ahmad (Qatar) 0-3. (D.R)