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Karnataka’s Shekar regains wheelchair tennis tournament

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Bengaluru, Dec 7: Karnataka Shekar Veeraswamy on Saturday regained the single's crown by winning the fourth Tabebuia open AITA-ranking wheelchair tennis tournament 2019, beating Tamil Nadu's K. Karthik 6-2, 7-5 in the final here.

In a repeat women's final, Karnataka's Prathima Rao retained her singles crown, defeating K.P. Shilpa of Karnataka 6-3, 7-5, said the host Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) in a statement here.

The matches were played in the tennis courts of the sprawling Cubbon Park in the city centre.

In the men's doubles, Shekar and S. Balachander of Tamil Nadu beat Indrajeeth Pandey and Manojkanth Somasundaram of Tamil Nadu 6-0, 6-0.

Earlier, Shilpa and Nalina of Karnataka won the women's doubles title, beating Prathima Rao and Mubina of the southern state 6-0, 6-1. 

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