~ Prathamesh Shinde and Sandesh Kurle win the Men’s Doubles Finals ~
~ Tejas Shevde and Sofie Chowgule win the Mixed Doubles Finals ~
Goa Khabar: Tournament favorite Tejas Shevde won the finals of the Gadre Gaspar Dias Open 2020 in a thrilling match against Prathamesh Shinde. With the crowds behind him Tejas Shevde playing at the courts of Clube Tennis De Gaspar Dias defended his title in remarkable fashion and came out with his ‘A’ game for the finals and won (6-2, 6-0) to defeat Prathamesh Shinde.
The popular Ladies Singles category saw Simran Khan take on Nicole Silva in the finals. Both women played a great match as Simran overpowered Nicole to win (6-2, 6-4).
In the Men’s Doubles category, the pairing of Prathamesh Shinde and Sandesh Kurle won, comfortably defeating Tejas Shevde and Nathan Chowgule (6-2, 6-4). In the Mixed Doubles category, Tejas Shevde and Sofie Chowgule took down Rajendra Godinho and Melanie Chowgule in a fiercely fought match (4-3, 4-1).
The finals of the U-16 Boys category saw Ankit Bhateja triumphant over Dattaraj Naik winning (4-1, 4-0) while over in the Girls U-16 category Vara Eshwar won against Simran Bundela (3-4,4-3,10-6) to claim the Gadre Gaspar Dias Open 2020 trophy.
The U-12 category of Boys and Girls put up a splendid performance in the tournament and are future stars in their own right. In the U- 12 Boys Arav Eshwar won the finals defeating Punit Phadte (4-3, 4-3) while in the U- 12 Girls category Vara Eshwar defeated Vidhi Naik (4-0, 4-0) to win the finals.
Nathan Chowgule, President, Goa State Tennis Association (GSTA); Rajesh Khaunte, President, Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias, Sunil Naik, Secretary, Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias and Arjun Gadre, Owner Gadre Group, gave away the trophies to the winners at the award ceremony held immediately after the finals.
Gadre Gaspar Dias Open 2020 commenced with over 250 entries coming in across 8 categories. The tournament is being organized by Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias, Goa’s first tennis club in partnership with Goa State Tennis Association (GSTA) and Gadre Premium Seafood. Gadre Gaspar Dias Open 2020 will be an annual fixture on the state’s tennis calendar.
|U-12 Boys||Arav Eshwar||Punit Phadte||4-3, 4-3|
|U-12 Girls||Vara Eshwar
|Vidhi Naik||4-0, 4-0|
|U-16 Boys||Ankit Bhateja||Dattaraj Naik||4-1, 4-0|
|U-16 Girls||Vara Eshwar||Simran Bundela||3-4,4-3,10-6|
|Ladies Singles||Simran Khan||Nicole Silva||6-2, 6-4|
|Men’s Singles||Tejas Shevde||Prathamesh Shinde|
|Men’s Doubles||Prathamesh Shinde and Sandesh Kurle||Tejas Shevde and Nathan Chowgule||6-2, 6-4|
|Mixed Doubles||Tejas Shevde and Sofie Chowgule||Rajendra Godinho and Melanie Chowgule||4-3, 4-1|