NDB closer to Mercantile Tennis Title
By Shamseer Jaleel
Arjan Perera and women's national champion Dinali de Silva of NDB
won their respective singles matches to bring them close to the
Mercantile Tennis title at the SLTA courts, Green Path, yesterday.
beat Arjuna Fernando ( HSBC ) while Dinali de Silva overcame Renuka
Kurukulasuriya (Seylan Bank) in their respective singles semi-final
matches. Dinali won the match at 7-6, 3-6, 6-3 while Arjan had a
relatively easy time against his opponent, beating him at 5-4 and
a walk over.
now meet either Aasiri Iddamalgoda or Dishan Herath (HSBC) in the
final. Dinali will meet Senani de Silva also of NDB in a home-and-home
final. The rest of the matches will be worked off today. Play was
delayed yesterday morning due to overnight rain. Officials after
inspecting the court decided to start the matches around 2.00 p.m.
Semi-finals): Arjan Perera (NDB) beat Arjun Fernando ( HSBC) 5-4,
w/o. Women's Singles( Semi-finals) Dinali de Silva (NDB) beat Renuka
Kurukulasuriya 7-6, 3-6, 6-3.