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Double crown for Aishwarya in Lanka

AISHWARYA AGARWAL of Indore once again showed class to win both the crown in the Asian Junior 3rd leg played at Sri Lanka. Aishwarya showed her class from the very first round to win her matches without difficulty. In the first match she trounced Yashodra by 6-0, 6-1, while in her second match she shocked second seeded Shnali 6-3, 6-0 to sail into last four.

india Updated: May 12, 2006 15:42 IST

AISHWARYA AGARWAL of Indore once again showed class to win both the crown in the Asian Junior 3rd leg played at Sri Lanka. Aishwarya showed her class from the very first round to win her matches without difficulty. In the first match she trounced Yashodra by 6-0, 6-1, while in her second match she shocked second seeded Shnali 6-3, 6-0 to sail into last four.

In the semi-finals she had to work hard to overpower Likhita Devraj by 3-6, 6-2 and 6-2 to steer in to finals. In finals she never looked back and defeated Shweta Rana in straight sets 6-0 and 6-3 to win the coveted trophy.

In the first leg played at Mumbai she had lost in the quarterfinals, while in the second and third legs played at Colombo she came back in the game to win the championship. Besides winning the singles title she paired with Likhita Devraj to claim the doubles title as well. Both had good understanding and performed brilliantly to win one match after the other to sail into the finals.

In the first round the duo had no difficulty in beating Ajini and Nadini by 6-0 and 6-0 to sail into the last four. In the semi-finals both the players Aishwarya and Likhita played superbly to score an easy win against Madavi and Geenu by 6-0 and 6-1 and cruised into the final.

In the final they played well to defeat Shweta and Yamini by 6-0 and 6-3 and won the doubles title. Aishwarya is coached by Sajid Lodi and she studies in Emerald Heights International school. MP Tennis Association secretary Anil Dhuper has congratulated her for winning the double crown.