Chathurya, Thehan lock horns in Men’s Open final
Chathurya Nilaweera of Stafford International and Thehan Wijemanne of Royal College outplayed Wibuda Wijebandara (6/1, 6/2) and Archana Lokuge (6/2, 6/2) to advance to the finals of the Men’s Open category at the 106th Colombo Championship Tennis Tournament 2021. The duo will battle it out for supremacy today. Meanwhile, Anjalika Kurera of Ave Maria Convent Negombo defeated Tuvini de Alwis (6/1, 6/1) in the Women’s open semi-final to book her place in yet another final.
The second semi-final between Neyara Weerawansa Vs Savini Jayasuriya was forced to be postponed at the half way mark due to heavy rain. At the time play was interrupted Neyara had won the first set 6/1, and the second set was poised at 5/5, with Neyara leading the tie breaker at 5/1.