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ITF Junior international tennis now in Colombo

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior Circuit Week 1 tennis event, a Grade 5 ITF event, began at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) clay courts on Monday, 3 September.

       Girls Singles top seeds:

  1. Chui Kei Leung (Hong Kong)
  2. Jiaqi Huang (China)
  3. Annali Olivelle (Great Britain)
  4. Anaya Goel (US)
  5. Anika Seneviratne (SL) (Wild Card entry)

       Boys Singles top seeds:

  1. Jian Keong Koey (US)
  2. Tim Gauntlett (Hong Kong)
  3. Prasanna Bagade (India)
  4. Sandeep Vm (India)
  5. Matthew Garcia (Philippines)

This Week 1 tournament will go on till Sunday, 9 September and the Week 2 event will follow from next Monday at the same venue.

Mufaddal Hazari is the ITF Supervisor of the tournaments.

  • In the above picture is current Sri Lanka Women’s National Runner-up Anjalika Kurerea in action on Tuesday’s play at the ITF Junior Circuit Week-1 in Colombo.