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Local tennis

  • Published at 05:24 pm March 14th, 2014
Local tennis

Ranjan Ram, Mofazzal Hossain, Rustam Ali and Mamun Bepari swept into the semi-final of the Runner Group Independence Cup Open Tennis Tournament beating their respective opponents at the National Tennis Complex in Ramna yesterday.

Meanwhile in the women's section, Afrana Islam Prity came from behind to defeat top seed Sharmin Alam Sarda 2-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the day's first semi-final to set up the final clash with BKSP's Ishita Afroz who outplayed Shah Safina by 6-2, 6-2 in the other semi-final.

In the men' quarter-finals, Ranjan Ram outclassed Dipu Lal 6-4, 6-3, Mofazzal beat Biplob Ram 4-6, 7-6, 6-3; Rustam Ali crushed Anwar Hossain 6-4, 6-0 and Mamun thrashed Akhter Hossain 6-4, 6-1.