29 Jan : Adding another feather in the cap of Panjab University the Lawn tennis players have emerged overall champions in the All India Inter University Tournament held at Hisar from 21st -27th Jan ,2010. This prestigious championship won by Panjab University Lawn Tennis team (Men) after 20 yrs Not only this the team won Gold medal at the same venue 10 days back in the North Zone Tennis Championships held in HIsar from 11TH-17th Jan. The results are as under:
In the Quarterfinals the team beat Gwalior University by a score of 3-0 with ease.
In the semifinals the team proved to be very strong against the team of Pune University which had a host of good players in the team by a score of 3-0 again. In the finals he opponents were mighty strong but the team again proved its mettle by beating them at a score of 3-1. In the finals Vijayant Malik came out to be the hero as he led the side to victory without much difficulty and was also adjudged as the best player of the tournament. The individual results were:
Vijayant Malik beat Pratik Bhambri 6-2 6-0
Mandeep Gill lost to Adit Jain 6-3 ,7-6
In doubles PU campus won with ease without much difficulty.
Vice Chnacellor of Panjab University Dr. R.C. SOBTI congratulated Dr. C.S. GREWAL , the director of Sports Department as wellas the coach cum manager of the team Rupinder Singh fro this marvelous performance at the tournament and encouraged the players to achieve more in their lives. The players thanked the the Vice Chancellor for their unending support and promised to repeat the same practice in the coming years
The members of the team were as follows:
1) Vijayant Malik (one of the probables for the Commonwealth Games to be held in 2010 in Delhi)
2) Mandeep Gill (National tennis player) student of Economics Department PU
3) Simarveer Singh (National tennis player) Student of 5yr Law at UILS
4) Gurmohit Singh (National Tennis Player) student of DAV COLLEGE
5) Shikhar Gaddh (National Tennis Player) Student of UILS