Upali Rajakaruna

The National Wheelchair Champion Upali Rajakaruna, the sole representative from Sri Lanka at the Rio Paralympics Wheelchair Tennis event bowed out of the competition after he lost to Alfie Hewett of Great Britan in the second round. Upali, who had...
ITF Junior Circuit

The first week of the ITF Junior series came to a conclusion on Sunday (11th) at the Singhalese Sports Club Courts with Daevenia Achong of the Netherlands taking the honours in the Girls’ draw while Shan-Yuan Ou of Chinese...
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At a time when five-time Sri Lankan national Tennis champion Dineshkanthan Thangarajah was awaiting his international entry after excelling in the local circuit, he hit a dead end, due to the lack of funds. To counter the challenge ahead...
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The Sri Lankans participating in the ITF Junior Circuit in Sri Lanka have done particularly well playing against the big names from the Chinese Taipei, Japan, Indonesia and Netherlands. In the men’s category, Avindra Perera and Vibudha Wijebandara made...
Sri Lanka ready for the ITF Junior Circuit

A total of nine Sri Lankans will participate in the ITF Junior Circuit Colombo series that is expected to commence on Monday, 5th of September 2016, featuring the top-ranked junior players from around the world. The ITF Junior Circuit...
ITF Junior Week in Colombo

The ITF Junior Circuit Week 1 which is the continuing tennis series under the International Tennis Federation will commence on the 5th of September 2016 at the Singhalese Sports Club courts featuring top-seeded junior players from around the world....
Sri Lanka Tennis

The 101st edition of the National Tennis Championship concluded last evening with an awards ceremony to recognize the best players of the tournament. The chief guest for the evening was the Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekara, who shared his...
101st Tennis Nationals: A year of new champions

After three weeks of exciting action, the 101st edition of the Sri Lanka Tennis National Championship came to a close yesterday with the country having a new national Men’s champion as Sharmal Dissanayake took the honours on the final...
SL Men's title Tennis

Twenty-year-old Tennis prodigy Sharmal Dissanayake registered his name in the national title leaderboard as he went on to secure his first Men’ Singles national title this evening defeating Yasitha De Silva in a close encounter at the Sri Lanka...
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Despite Nethmi Waduge’s dominance in the second set, the resilient Thisuri Molligoda fought back to win her second consecutive Women’s Singles National title at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association playing courts today (20th). The final game that started this...