Niki, Sowjanya win tennis titles
New Delhi: Niki Poonacha and Sowjanya Bavisetti lived up to their top billing as the duo were crowned champions in the men’s and women’s singles events respectively in the Fenesta Open National Tennis Championship here on Saturday.
Niki, who trains at the Rohan Bopanna Tennis Academy in Bengaluru, played smart tennis with great control to beat Aryan Goveas 6-2, 7-6 in the men’s singles final. The top seeded Niki showed flair and finesse and looked eager to capitalise on the big chance which came his way.
Rising star Sowjanya grabbed the big chance which came her way. Playing against four-time Fenesta Open winner and seasoned pro Prerna Bhambri, Sowjanya was not bogged down by her opponent’s reputation.