Ladies College sweep school tennis championship | Daily News

Ladies College sweep school tennis championship

Ladies College Under 17 team - Alana Seneviratne, Nelumi Cooray, Chavini Karunaratne, Michaela Jayasuriya, Aindri Vairavanadan, Manara Madanayake,  Indeevari de Silva, Ayenka Peiris, Yehali Ransinghe, and Rivinka de Silva.
Ladies College Under 17 team - Alana Seneviratne, Nelumi Cooray, Chavini Karunaratne, Michaela Jayasuriya, Aindri Vairavanadan, Manara Madanayake, Indeevari de Silva, Ayenka Peiris, Yehali Ransinghe, and Rivinka de Silva.


Ladies College Under 19 team - Sethara Ambawatte, Arani Cooray, Priyasha Unanbuwa, Anika Seneviratne, Rheanna David, Aanya Perera, Saheli Hapudeniya, Rayaca Taiballie, and Maneka Madanayaka.

Defending Champions Ladies College swept aside the opposition in commanding style as they won both the under 17 and under 19 team events at the Schools open National tennis championships at the SLTA courts conducted this week.

Ladies drew Bishop’s College in the first round and won the five-match tie 3/2 with National Champion and Sri Lanka’s number 1 ranked women’s player Anika Seneviratne giving them the perfect start by easily beating Savini Jayasuriya 9/2. Sethara Ambawatte then beat Roshintha Perera 9/2 and Sathi Silva Beat Sangavi Sabesan 9/0 to give Ladies a clean sheet in the singles.

Bishop’s won both doubles matches with Seranya Mediwake and Witini Se Alwis beating Priasha Unamboowe and Aruni Cooray 9/8 ( 7/3). Senthi Weerasekera and Isuni Darnasiriwardena then got the better of Maneka Madanayake and Anaya Perera 9/4.

Ladies College also beat Methodist College 3/0 , Muesus College 3/0 , St Bridgets 3/0 and met Bishop’s for a second time in the final which they won 3/1 to clinch the Championships once again. Hillwood College Kandy upset St Bridgets Convent to take 3rd place.

In the Boys under 17 St. Peter's College beat Royal College 3/1 to be crowned champions and Ananda College beat St Sebastian’s College 3/0 in the 3rd place playoff.

In the Girls under 17, Ladies College beat Visakha Vidiyalaya , Musaeus College and Gateway College to defend their title.

 


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