JVPG tennis titles for Jain and Vishwakarma

Feb 12, 2018, 07:37 IST | Agencies

Mahak Jain of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh's Siddharth Vishwakarma yesterday claimed the women's and men's singles titles respectively in the AITA Ranking JVPG Anirudh Desai All-India Open tennis tournament

Champs Siddharth (left) and Mahak
Champs Siddharth (left) and Mahak

Mahak Jain of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh's Siddharth Vishwakarma yesterday claimed the women's and men's singles titles respectively in the AITA Ranking JVPG Anirudh Desai All-India Open tennis tournament. Top seed Jain fought hard to smother the challenge from sixth seed Humera Shaikh of Telangana and secure a 7-5, 6-0 triumph.

In the men's final, Vishwakarma romped to a 6-2, 6-4 win over Andhra Pradesh's Prenamallur Vignesh. Both Jain and Vishwakarma received trophies and Rs 2 lakh each. Meanwhile, Anirudh Chandrasekar of Telangana and Peranamallur Vighnesh overcame the Tamil Nadu pair of Manish Sureshkumar and Prithvi Sekhar in a long-drawn men's doubles final.

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