14-year-old Dinara De Silva wins National Women’s title

108th National Tennis Championship


14-year-old Dinara de Silva from St. Bridget’s Convent clinched the Women’s Open title at the recently concluded 108th National Tennis Championship.  

De Silva bagged her 3rd title at the 108th National Tennis Championships when she won the Women’s Open category, beating the experienced Anjalika Kurera comfortably by two sets to nil in the final.  

She also won the Girls U16 and U18 titles last week while securing the runners up position in the Women’s Doubles category.  

Interestingly, she was also the champion of the U16 and U18 categories last year as well, though she couldn’t compete for the Women’s Open title due to age limitations. 

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Meanwhile, reigning Men’s National Champion Ashen Silva retained his crown, beating Chathurya Nilaweera in the Men’s Open final by three sets to one.  

Result - Singles Finals: 

  • Women’s Open – Dinara de Silva beat Anjalika Kurera 6/2, 6/4 
  • Men’s Open – Ashen Silva beat Chathurya Nilaweera 3/6, 6/4, 6/2, 7/5