Sri Lanka triumph at Dhiraagu Invitational Tennis Championship 2023

Dhiraagu Invitational Tennis Championship 2023

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Dhiraagu Invitational Tennis Championship 2023

Dhiraagu Invitational Tennis Championship 2023 was held in Maldives from November 21 to 25, featuring more than 45 young players from 4 different countries. Among them, Sri Lanka had a formidable representation of 12 skilled players entering the competition. 

The 12 Sri Lankan contingent were ​​Mayooran Kubherene, Ajesh Kajan, Sandithi Usgodaarachchi, Siyara Devapriya, Ganuka Fernando, Sandas Usgodaarachchi, Ruvi Rajakaruna, Dulkini Ranasinghe, Zaid Zihar, Methven Wijemanne, Saajida Razik and Anitra Dharmaratne.

The achievements of the Sri Lankan players were nothing short of outstanding, dominating various categories across the Boys and Girls divisions.

Boys U 14 Doubles

Champion – Kajan Ajesh / Ibrahim

Runner Up – Mayooran Kubherane/ Adam Aal

Boys U 16 Singles

Champion – Ganuka Fernando

Runner Up – Sandas Usgodarachchi

Boys Under 16 Doubles

Champion – Sandas Usgoarachchi / Daoud Shaheeb

Boys Under 18 Singles

Champion – Zaid Zihar

Runner Up – Methwan Wijemanne

Boys Under 18 Doubles

Champion – Methvan Wijemanne/ Ayyub Shaheeb

Runner Up – Ganuka Fernando/ Raudhak Maumoon

Girls Under 14 Singles

Champion – Sandithi Usgoarachchi

Girls Under 16 Doubles

Champion – Ruvi Lewkebandara / Aara Aasaal

Girls Under 18 Singles

Champion – Saajida Razeek

Runner Up – Anitra Dharmaratne

Girls Under 18 Doubles

Champion – Saajida Razeek / Ayesh Zoya

Runner Up – Anitra Dharmaratne/Aliya Roshad

The performance of the Sri Lankan players not only reflects their individual talent but also highlights the collective strength of tennis in Sri Lanka. As these young athletes continue to make waves on the international stage, the future of Sri Lankan tennis looks bright. This achievement at Dhiraagu Invitational Tennis Championship 2023 adds another chapter to the nation’s growing tennis.