India`s Poojashree Venkatesh wins ITF Women`s singles

Last Updated: Sep 12, 2009, 14:21 PM IST

Bangalore: Top seed and local favourite
Poojashree Venkatesha won the singles title in the USD 10,000
QuestNet ITF Women`s tennis tournament with a convincing
victory over Slovakia`s Dalila Jakupovic here on Saturday.

It was a grand double for Karnataka`s Poojashree, as she
had annexed the doubles crown yesterday in the company of Isha
Lakhani.

Poojashree won 6-3 6-3 in 76 minutes to clinch her third
ITF singles title at the Kingfisher Signature Stadium of
Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association.

She pocketed a winner`s cheque of USD 1,568.

Bureau Report