Venuli eases past Annaya in second round fixture


Sri Lanka’s Venuli Senari Jayasinghe had no difficulty in seeing off her counterpart Annaya Norbet 6/3, 6/1, in a second round fixture of the ATF U-14 Week 1 yesterday.

In the men’s fixtures, Sri Lanka’s Methika Wickramasinghe, Aahil Mohamed Kaleel and Jayin de Saram defeated Rehan Gunawardhane (7/5, 6/1), Kenul Rathnayake (6/2, 4/6, 6/2) and Bhishman Balaratnarajah (6/1, 6/1) respectively.

Meanwhile, Om Verama of India and Louis Knese of Germany also walked out winners outplaying Sri Lanka’s Minhas Muthuthantri (6/2, 6/0) and Kavinda Wijemanne (6/0, 6/0).