St. Peter’s College, Bambalapitiya tennis team completed a rare ‘double’ when they won the National Schools Tennis Championship’s Gold Medal at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA), Colombo on Wednesday.

Janali Manamperi, who emerged Girls’ U-14 Singles winner of the ongoing Colombo Tennis C’ships, plays a forehand drive in the event’s final yesterday.

Dhanushka Abeywardena and Nishangan Nadaraja, the top two seeds, are to meet each other in the finals of Boys’ Under-18 Singles at the ongoing Colombo Tennis Championships at the SLTA Playing Section clay courts in Colombo.

The 2014 under 19 All Island Inter School Tennis Tournament came to a close on the 11th of July.

The under 17 Inter School All Island Tennis Tournament which was held at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association came to a close on the 27th of June.

Thisuri Molligoda beat Thewuni Devaraja while Nishangan Nadaraja got the better of his schoolmate at St. Peter’s College, Bambalapitiya, Chehan Fernando, to clinch the Girls and boys Under-18 Singles titles respectively at the SSC Open Tennis Tournament in Colombo.

Novak Djokovic took his winning run against world number one Rafael Nadal to three matches with a superb victory in the Sony Open final.

Serena Williams is through to her ninth Miami Masters final after beating Maria Sharapova at Crandon Park on Thursday.

Faced by a man wielding a tennis racquet like a wand, Novak Djokovic produced some magic of his own to claim victory in the final of the Indian Well Masters event.


The Sri Lanka Under-16 girls’ team, taking part in the Junior Fed Cup Asia-Oceania Zone Pre-Qualifying Event, sponsored by BNP Paribas, in Kuching, Malaysia, entered the Zonal Final Qualifiers on Thursday.