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Indore girl tennis champion

AISHWARYA AGARWAL, a student of Emerald Heights International School brought laurels to the State by grabbing the coveted Junior Asian Tennis title at Colombo today.It was a proud moment for Madhya Pradesh Tennis Association and Indore Tennis Club as Aishwarya won the under-14 girl?s title.

india Updated: May 05, 2006 14:31 IST

AISHWARYA AGARWAL, a student of Emerald Heights International School brought laurels to the State by grabbing the coveted Junior Asian Tennis title at Colombo today.It was a proud moment for Madhya Pradesh Tennis Association and Indore Tennis Club as Aishwarya won the under-14 girl’s title.

This is the first time that she has won a championship abroad. Aishwarya showed that she meant business, in the quarterfinals itself when she ousted the top seed Amrita from Sri Lanka in straight sets 6-2, 6-2 before accounting for Indian girls in the semifinal and the final.

In the final Aishwarya overcame Shweta Rana of Delhi in straight sets. In the first set Shweta made Aishwarya work hard but she managed to win the set 7-5 before steamrolling the Delhi girl with serves and good placement to take the second set 6-2. This win entitles Aishwarya for Asian ranking points.

Earlier, in the semi-final Aishwarya defeated Yamini Reddy from Andhra Pradesh also in straight sets. Aishwarya won the first set 6-2 and had and even easier time in the second as she blanked the Andhra girl 6-0 to advance into the finals.