CHANDIGARH, SEPT 12 : In an all-CLTA trainees final second seed Clavin Golmei won the singles title in the St. Stephen’s School AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today. He defeated his doubles partner top seed Rishabh Sharda.
Both the players displayed some god quality tennis. Calvin got an early break leading 3-1 in the1st set but Rishabh came back to level at 3-3. Both were tied at 6-6. Once again Calvin took 3-1 lead in tie breaker. Rishabh fought back to take the tie breaker at 7-5.
In second set Calvin raced with a 4-0 lead. After this Rishabh won next two games but Calvin displayed some good strokes to move his opponent and wrong footed his opponent to win next two games and second set at 6-2.
In the third and final set Rishabh got an early break and was leading 3-1. Once again Calvin took good control and was moving his opponent. At 3-3 (15-0) he wrong footed Rishabh. In that point Rishabh had an ankle twist and he had to retire hurt.
The match lasted for two hours and 25 minutes. Both the players displayed good quality tennis. CLTA Secretary, Dr. Jasjit Singh gave away the prizes.
Result: Boys singles (final): (2)Calvin Golmei bt. (1)Rishabh Sharda 6-7(5), 6-2, 3-3 (30-0)(retired hurt).