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HindustanTimes Sat,02 Aug 2014

Tennis

Rupesh wins grudge match; easy outing for Shivika
HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
Kolkata, February 14, 2013
First Published: 01:13 IST(14/2/2013)
Last Updated: 01:15 IST(14/2/2013)

Shivika Burman, continued her dream run in the National Grasscourt Tennis Championship, defeating Amala Amol Warrick of Karnataka 6-1, 7-5 at the South Club on Wednesday.

Fariz Mohammed of Tamil Nadu, who had ousted top seed Siddharth Rawat of Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, made easy work of Kunal Anand, beating him 6-2, 7-6(4).

However, the best match of the day featured local player Rupesh Roy and Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash.

In a gruelling two-and-a-half hours, Roy took revenge for his last tournament's defeat to Mohit, beating him by the same 3-6, 7-6(4), 6-4 margin.


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