Aandrita Deb wins Under18 Hard Court tennis in Kolkata

Kolkata, Oct  9, 2010 (Calcutta Tube/IBNS) Aandrita Deb clinched the Girls Singles Under 18 title, defeating Tulana Nan in straight sets to win the Calcutta Hard Court Tennis Championship at Calcutta South Club here on Friday.

Top seed Aandrita Deb walked in the park while grabbing the first set against Nan. She made Nan move from corner to corner in attempt of returning the brilliantly placed ground strokes. Deb took the first set 6-2 in less than half an hour.

In the second, Deb was playing her self till it was 5-2.

From there, it was Nan who suddenly started making nice strokes and took full advantage of the “nothing to lose” attitude.

Nan not only hit numerous winners but also came up with the correct strokes at the crucial points.

Form 2-5 down, Nan levelled it to 5-5. Deb again regained control over her game in totality and displayed that extra bit of confidence and experience to quickly capture the final two games of the match, thereby winning the second set by 7-5.

Third seed in Girls singles Under 14 Ishita Tibrewal toppled top seed Priyam Periwal to win the title by a long three setter by 1-6,6-4,6-4.

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