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Winning start for Matailevu

Zanzeer Singh
Sunday, July 20, 2014

LEMA Matailevu made a bright start at the Victa Clark Open Singles Championship recording two wins at the Lautoka Bowling Club yesterday.

Matailevu seeking his first title of the season defeated Rick Eyre 21-8 and Rajinesh Prasad 21-5.

Veteran Shorab Khan put on a strong display. The former national rep beat Jona Koroitamana 21-4.

Nadi's Keegan Jaduram and Bobby Prasad also posted good victories.

Tournament co-ordinator David Bennion said only 14 players registered for the two-day event.

Bennion said the semi-finals and final would be played today.

"All the top players are away in Glasgow for the Commonwealth Games," he said.

"So there will be a new winner because defending champion Arun Kumar is with the national side. Despite that the turnout is good.

"There is good co-operation from the players who are also marking the scores. There have been some interesting results and we expect a few upsets on the way to the final.

"The pools are open with the big name players like Lema and Shorab recorded big wins."

Results: Simon Dewanand 21 Rajinesh Prasad 17, Rick Eyre 16 Bobby Prasad 21, Lema Matailevu 21 Rick Eyre 8, Lema Matailevu 21 Rajinesh Prasad 5, Martin Fong 21 Simon Dewanand 15, David Bennion 11 Jare Josaia 21, Jare Josaia 7 Keegan Jaduram 21, David Bennion 15 Dev Anand 21, Shorab Khan 21 Jona Koroitamana 4, Kushal Gounder 12 Permal Satya 22.








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