Deshmukh bags double crown in Malaysia

Last Updated: Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 16:20

Ipoh: India`s Sahil Deshmukh bagged a double crown at the ITF Junior Grade 4 Tennis Tournament here in Malaysia Saturday.

The 16-year-old, who trained for a month in the US earlier this year, did not drop a single set en route to his title.

In the summit clash, Deshmukh defeated Uzbekistan`s Karimov Djurabeck 6-4, 7-5 to grab the title and 40 ranking points.

Later, Deshmukh teamed up with Djurabeck to get the better of Indonesian duo of Nuradim Ramdani and Armando C. Soemarno 6-1, 2-6, 10-6 in the doubles final.

Deshmukh will next play in a Grade 3 event next week here.

IANS



First Published: Saturday, October 27, 2012 - 16:20

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