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Tennis Nationals open singles finals today

 

Anika Seneviratne in action on Saturday (16). She will meet Janali Manamperi in the women’s singles final of the SL Tennis Nationals on Sunday – Photo Ishan Wanniarachchi

The finals of women’s and men’s open singles in Sri Lanka Tennis Nationals 2020 will be held on Sunday (17) at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association hard courts in Colombo.

On Saturday (16) in the women’s singles semi-finals, top-seed Anika Seneviratne beat Savini Jayasuriya 6/1, 7/6 (6/1) while Janali Manamperi beat Hasali Gajaba 6/4, 6/1.

Men’s singles final will be held between Sharmal Dissanayake and Lasitha de Silva.

The men’s final will start at 9 a.m. on Sunday and the women’s final will follow.

Men’s Doubles quarter-final results on Saturday:

Dilvan Herath & Archana Lokuge beat Kavisha Ratnayake & Akila Vimukthi 6/4, 6/7 (6/1), 11/9

Nishendiran Sivendiran / Michael Siyaguna beat Luca Knese / Dumindu Dilum 6/3, 6/3

Chathurya Nelaweera & Thehan Wijemanne beat Rukmal Cooray & Sharmal Dissanayake 6/2, 6/3.