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Tennis: Athukorale and Dissanayake enter Queen’s Cup Men’s final

14 January 2015 - 45   - 0

Sankha Athukorale and Sharmal Dissanayake, after two contrasting semi-final clashes, reached the final of Men’s Singles of the Queen’s Open Ranking Tennis Championship 2015 at the Gymkhana Tennis Courts in Colombo on Tuesday (13).   Top seed Athukorale had to survive a vivid five-setter against third seed Nishangan Nadaraja in the first semi-final while fourth seed Dissanayake had an easy passage against second seed Dineshkanthan Thangarajah in the second semi-final.   Athukorale beat Nishangan by 1-6, 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 and 6-0 while Dissanayake beat Thangarajah by 6-3, 4-6, 6-1 and 6-1.

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