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Marina Open 2017


 

Marina Open - 2017 - AITA Ranked Tournament for Wheelchair Tennis

With Marina Open IWTT brought AITA ranked Wheelchair Tennis to Chennai.

The matches were played at SDAT Stadium, Nungambakkam 30 men and 6 women players participated in this fun-filled and exciting tournament.

Tournament Innuaguaration was done by tennis legend of India Mr. Ramesh Krishnan. Shekar Veeraswamy the Indian Top Player did rally with Mr. Ramesh Krishnan.

Men's Event       : Singles and Doubles

Women's Event  : Singles

Nalani Buob a switzerland Player who is World No 1 player in Girls category took part in the tournament. Her presence elevated the quality of competition.

The Men's Final, both Singles and doubles were scintelating and exciting. Both the matches went for almost 3 hours. Balachander of Chennai defeated Shekar Veeraswamy in the men's Single final (6/4, 6/7, 6/0) to clincth the title. In Double Karthik & Bala won the title defeating Shekar and Gopinath (6/2, 6/7, 6/2). Men's Single Final was to be stopped in between due to rain and the matches were resummed under the flood lights. It was the most exciting and spectacular day for the Indian Wheelchair Tennis.

Nalani Buob defeated Prathima Rao 6-0 6-0 to win the title.

Closing Ceremony was graced by Mr. Anand Amruthraj and Mr. Somedev Devvarman.

Radio Partner of the Tournament : Radio One

Medical Partner                          : Apollo Hospitals

Creative Partner                         : Toss the Coin



 

 


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