Triple crowns for Amrutjay

Bhubaneswar: Amrutjay Mohanty of Orissa created a historic feat after emerging champions in three events of the CS7 Tennis Championship at Jamshedpur, Sunday.

Amrutjay won the U-14 boys, U-16 boys singles and U-16 doubles events respectively. In the U-14 final he defeated Deep Munium of Madhya Pradesh in straight sets 7-5, 6-0. In the U-16 final he got the better of Amit Routh from West Bengal 7-6, 6-4. In the U-16 doubles he partnered his Farhan Tennis Academy met Ashis Sinha of Orissa to beat the West Bengal duo of Amit and Kanav Goel in super tie-break 10-5.

In the girls’ event Aneesha Mukherjee of Orissa emerged champions in the girls’ doubles event. Aneesha also reached the final of the U-14 and semifinal of the U-16 girls’ events.

Coach Farhan Ali expressed satisfaction over his wards’ performances. “Overall it’s a very satisfying show. I am very happy with the results,” Farhan stated.

Match drawn

Orissa Police and Club N Club played out a 2-2 draw in a match of the FAO Ist Division League at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack, Sunday.

Orissa Police started aggressively and Ravi Mundari scored the first goal for them as early as the eighth minute of the match. He went on to double the lead just after four minutes again. Club N Club upped the ante and Nipendra Kumar Das struck in the 35th minute. The score line read 2-1 in favour of Orissa Police 2-1 till the lemon break. After the change of ends Club N Club dominated proceedings and Akash Das found the equaliser in the 74th minute.

In another match Sports Hostel got walk over as their opponent Azad Hind Club did not turn up.

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