Fiji Time: 8:17 AM on Tuesday 31 May

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

All top seeds in semis

Zanzeer Singh
Sunday, April 20, 2014

THE top seeds are through to the open singles semi-finals at the Sports World Easter Tennis Championship in Lautoka today.

Tito Bera the number one in the men's division defeated Devrath Narayan 6-4, 6-2 in his quarter-final fixture at the Regional Tennis Centre yesterday.

In the other quarter-final matches, Junior Benjamin beat Prasund Lal 6-0, 6-1, Raynal Singh downed Fesaitu Kamoe 6-1, 7-6 and Terry Rush beat Sumeet Sharma 6-1, 6-4.

In the semi-finals, Bira will face Benjamin while Singh will play Rush.

In the women's division, number one seed Annie Shannon breezed through to the semi-final after a bye.

In the quarter-finals, Lorish Puluspene defeated Ruby Coffin 6-4, 6-2, Georjimah Row beat Vinda Teally 7-5, 6-3 while Lorraine Banimataku defeated Mulan Kamoe 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 in a marathon match which lasted three sets.

Banimataku from Vanuatu relied on her experience to stage a comeback after losing the first set.

Fiji Tennis Association vice president Naga Reddy said Mulan was unlucky to go down.

Reddy said experience proved to be the vital factor as Banimataku fought her way back.

"Lorraine changed her tactics in the deciding set," he said.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61850.5995
JPY 52.991249.9912
GBP 0.32410.3161
EUR 0.42720.4152
NZD 0.71570.6827
AUD 0.66410.6391
USD 0.47700.4600

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 30th May 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Man found dead
  2. Time out for Jasa
  3. Woman dies in road accident
  4. Militant fighters killed
  5. TISI tussle
  6. Lots for tenants
  7. Hearing for chiefly dispute
  8. 'Decrease in debt'
  9. Public servants step up fight
  10. Watch on for truants

Top Stories this Week

  1. Tears of joy for Jerry's family Thursday (26 May)
  2. Son crushed to death, parents seek answers Tuesday (24 May)
  3. Ryan gutted Tuesday (24 May)
  4. Hayne, Ryan miss out Wednesday (25 May)
  5. Prophecy of Nasautoka Come and drink of this life-giving water Sunday (29 May)
  6. Remains of missionary receives a proper burial 200 years later Friday (27 May)
  7. Mother 'locks up' son to go clubbing Sunday (29 May)
  8. Families live in fear Friday (27 May)
  9. 7s fans disappointed Thursday (26 May)
  10. 13 for Rio Saturday (28 May)