Yubrani to meet Humeira in final of tennis meet

Yubrani Banerjee
IANS|12-Apr-2019 22:13

Kolkata, April 12 : Local girl Yubrani Banerjee set up a summit clash with Telangana's Shaikh Humeira at the Central Excise Open AITA Men's & Women's National Ranking Tennis tournament at the synthetic courts of the Bengal Tennis Association Complex here on Friday.

Yubrani, seeded third in the women's singles category, played almost flawless to surpass the top seed Nidhi Chilumula of Telangana 6-3, 6-4 in the semi finals. 

Yubrani will face Humeira in the finals on Saturday. Humeira got the better of Nithyaraj Baburaj by a long 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. 

The top seed duo of Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash and Parikshit Somani lifted the men's doubles title defeating Niki Poonacha and Dakshineshwar Suresh, seeded 2 in the draw, by a nail-biting 6-4, 7-6(4). 

In the women's doubles finals, top seed Saumya Vig and Humeira Shaikh got a walkover from Yubrani and Kaavya Sawhney.