Aryan, Plipuech lift MSLTA-ITF junior tennis titles

Pune: India's Aryan Goveas and Thailand's Plobrung Plipuech lifted the boys and the girls singles title of the Gadre-MSLTA ITF Junior Tennis Championships at the Mhalunge Balewadi Tennis stadium on Saturday.

Aryan Goveas
Aryan Goveas 

In the boys final, fifth seed Goveas toppled top seed Jay Clarke of Great Britain 7-6(6), 6-3 in an hour and 45 minutes, while second seed Plipuech defeated compatriot Tamachan Momkoonthod 7-5, 6-4 to lift the girls title.

Goveas served six aces in the match and broke the Briton in the second game of the second set after winning the first set in the tie break. Goveas played brilliantly from the baseline hitting a series of winners at the hard serving Clarke.

It was the second win a row for the Mumbai-based Goveas whose ranking will move into around 180 in the world.

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