Dharaka Ellawala

Sri Lanka’s match official and tournament referee Dharaka Ellawala was officially accredited the ‘Silver Badge’ for refereeing last week, by the International Tennis Federation (ITF) which is the official body for tennis. One of Sri Lanka’s most experienced referees, Dharaka...
Anika Seneviratne

Sri Lanka’s Anika Seneviratne fell one hurdle behind the all-important final of the ITF Junior Circuit Week 3 Girls Singles where she faced defeat against Ting-Pei Chang of Chinese Taipei. The fifteen-year-old emerging tennis player, Anika gave a strong fight...
Anika Seneviratne

Sri Lanka’s up and coming player Anika Seneviratne took Sri Lanka’s hope forward in the ITF Junior Circuit Week 3 when she defeated second seed Risa Fukutoku to gain access to the semifinals of the girls singles draw of...
Nethmi Waduge

Junior national champion and seeded player Nethmi Waduge created history when she defeated Netherlander Daevenia Achong to win the ITF Junior Circuit Week 2 marking a new high in Sri Lankan tennis history. The ITF Junior Circuit week is a...
ITF Junior Circuit-Tennis- 14th September 2016

The ITF Junior Circuit which is a tennis series under the International Tennis Federation commenced on the 5th of September 2016 with the Week 1 games. Week 2 started off on the 12th of September at the Sri Lanka...
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...