LNP – Sethmi, Oneli win Under-18 girls’ doubles title
SSC Open Ranking Tennis
Asian International School’s Oneli Perera and Sethmi Sumanaweera clinched the Under-18 girls’ doubles title of the SSC Open Ranking Tennis tournament on Tuesday.
They beat Dahamna Methsandi of Musaeus College and Minuki Wanniarachchi of Visakha Vidyalaya 5-7, 6-4, 10-3 in the final.
In the Under-18 girls’ singles, Ladies College player Anitra Dharmarathne advanced to the final with a hard fought win over Nelani Jayasuriya in the semi-finals. She is set to feature in two finals today as she also advanced to the women’s doubles final when she paired Dinethya Dharmaratne to beat Oneli Perera and Sethmi Sumanaweera 6-4, 6-4 in the semis.
The Under-16 boys’ doubles final saw Ransath Peiris of Ananda College and Sadaru Guruge of St. Peter’s beat Thilina Dissanayake and Nithila Goonetilleke of Royal College 4-2, 4-2 for the title.
Royal College’s Methvan Wijemanne and S. Thomas’ Lisal Goonetilleke won the Under-14 boys’ doubles title with a 5-4, 1-4, 10-4 win in the final.
Under-18 girls’ singles semis
Anitra Dharmarathne beat Nelani Jayasuriya 5-7, 6-4, 10-7
Under 18 girl’s doubles final
Oneli Perera and Sethmi Sumanaweera beat Dahamna Methsandi And Minuki Wanniarachchi 5-7, 6-4, 10-3
Under-16 boys’ doubles final
Ransath Peiris and Sadaru Guruge beat Thilina Dissanayake and Nithila Goonetilleke 4-2, 4-2
Under 14 boys’ doubles final
Methvan Wijemanne and Lisal Goonetilleke beat Tharuk Marasinghe and Sandas Usgodaarachchi 5-4(5), 1-4, 10-4