Udaya, Umaya Most Outstanding Playres
Udaya Ranasinghe of Vidyartha College, Kandy and Umaya Tharaki of
Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda won the men's and women's Most
Outstanding Player awards in the Chrys Gunaratne Memorial Open All
Island Ranking Tabel Tennis Championship which concluded on a grand note
at the S. Thomas Indoor Stadium, Mount Lavinia recently.
Udaya won a double by winning under-18 and under-15 singles titles
while Umaya clinched the under-18 singles title along with the runner up
shield in the women's Open event.
Being an under-15 paddler, Udaya has proved his excellent prowess by
winning the elite age category crown as well. He beat his school-mate
Thilina Wijesiri in an easy straight sets in the under 18 singles
(11/06, 11/05, 11/08) and defeated Nuwantha Niroshana of Dharmasoka
college, Ambalangoda in the much competed under-15 singles final (11/07,
08/11, 11/05, 11/08).
Umaya out pointed Ruwani Kannangara of Musaeus College (12/10, 06/11,
13/11, 13/11) after a close contest in the under-18 women's singles
final but had to be satisfied with the runner up shield in the Open
event as she went down to Ishara Madurangi of Sri Lanka Air Force in the
final (6/11, 9/11, 11/5, 9/11, 6/11).
The men's Open Singles final played for all seven sets as the game
scaled in favour of both paddles at different stages. Airman Rohan
Sirisena clinched the title by beating Nirmala Jayasinghe of MAS
Intimates (PVT) ltd - 11/08, 12/10, 05/11, 06/11, 05/11, 11/09, 12/10.
Men’s Singles: Rohan Sirisena of Sri Lanka Air Force beat Nirmala
Jayasinghe of MAS Intimates (PVT) ltd - 11/08, 12/10, 05/11, 06/11,
05/11, 11/09, 12/10.
Women’s Singles: Ishara Madurangi of Sri Lanka Air Force beat Umaya
Tharakie of Dharmasoka College, Ambalangoda - 11/06, 11/09, 05/11,
Veterans Singles: Gamini Moraes beat M. Marzook – 11/08,11/05,11/03.
Masters Singles: Jagath Rajapaksha beat Wajira Wickramasinghe -
12/10, 08/11, 11/09, 12/14, 11/06.
Under 18 Boys Singles: Udaya Ranasinghe of Vidyartha College, Kandy
beat Thilina Wijesiri of Vidyartha college, Kandy - 11/06, 11/05, 11/08.
Under 18 Girls Singles: Umaya Tharakie of Dharmasoka College,
Ambalangoda beat Ruwani Kannangara of Musaeus College - 12/10, 06/11,
Under 15 Boys Singles: Udaya Ranasinghe of Vidyartha College, Kandy
beat Nuwantha Niroshana of Dharmasoka college, Ambalangoda - 11/07,
08/11, 11/05, 11/08.
Under 15 Girls Singles: Ruwani Kannangara of Musaeus College, Colombo
beat Muthumali Piyadharshani of Devananda college, Ambalangoda - 11/08,
11/06, 10/12, 11/04.
Under 12 Boys Singles: Isuru Anjana of Darmasoka College, Ambalangoda
beat Virunaka Hendahewa Royal College, Colombo –
Under 12 Girls Singles: Hansani piumila of Anula vidyalaya, Nugegoda
beat Thanushi Rodrigo of Mahamaya College, Kandy – 11/6, 11/6, 11, 11/7.
Under 10 Boys Singles: Dewmith weerasena of Lyceum International
School, Nugegoda beat Isuru Hansa Methmal of Kegalu vidyalaya, kegalla –
11/4, 11/6, 11/4.
Under 10 Girls Singles: Dilmi Kolabage of Prajapathi Balika Vidyalaya
Ambalangoda beat W.I.S.Priyasadi of Sussex College, Kegalle - 06/11,
06/11, 11/07, 11/5, 11/9.