Tennisnuts scored an exciting 15-10 win over Maharashtra Mandal to emerge champions at the Fourth edition of the Arun Sane Memorial Amateur Tennis League organized by the PYC Hindu Gymkhana and the Pune Metropolitan District Tennis Association (PMDTA) on the PYC Hindu Gymkhana Tennis courts.
In the finals played on PYC Hindu Gymkhana Tennis courts, Tennis Nuts showed patience in overcoming a fighting Maharashtra Mandal 15-10. The pairs of Amit Kindo and Ravi Kothari scored a 6-2 win over Amit Sharma and Hemant Deore in 80plus, in the first open event Deepak Patil and Alok Nair of Tennis Nuts lost to the Maharashtra Mandal pair of Sanjay Sethi and Rajendra Deshmukh 3-6; In the last tie Joy Banerjee and Nitin Sawant of Tennis Nuts scored a 6-2 win over the pair of Abhishek Chavan and Vikram Shrishrimal ensuring a win for Tennis Nuts
The winner Tennis Nuts team received the Arun Sane memorial trophy and Rs.20,000/-, while runner up Maharashtra Mandal got a trophy and Rs.10,000/-. The prizes were given away at the hands of Mr.Kumar Tamhane, President of PYC Hindu Gymkhana, Late Arun Sane wife Aasha Sane and Mr.Sunder Iyer, Hon Secretary of MSLTA. Mr.Sarang Lagu, Hon. Secretary of PYC Hindu Gymkhana, Mr.Parag Tepan, Mr.Tanmay Agashe, Mr.Abhishek Tamhane Hon Secretary of PMDTA, welcomed the guests and proposed vote of thanks.
Following are the results: final Round:
Tennis Nuts bt Maharashtra Mandal 15-10(80Plus: Amit Kindo/Ravi Kothari bt Amit Sharma/Hemant Deore 6-2; 1st Open: Deepak Patil/Alok Nair lost to Sanjay Sethi/Rajendra Deshmukh 3-6; 2nd Open: Joy Banerjee/Nitin Sawant bt Abhishek Chavan/Vikram Shrishrimal 6-2); Player of the match: Nitin Sawant.