Continuing her steady progress in the WTA circuit, India's Ankita Raina overwhelmed British teenager Katy Dunne in straight sets in a one-sided final to lift her maiden USD 25,000 ITF singles title at the Deccan Gymkhana here on Saturday.
India's top woman singles player Ankita Raina, the fourth seed, entered her third USD 25,000 event final when she ousted Romanian qualifier Cristina Ene in three sets in the semi-finals of NECC-ITF tennis tournament at the Deccan Gymkhana here on Friday.
India No. 1 and fourth seed Ankita Raina kept the country's hopes alive in singles in the USD 25,000 NECC-ITF women's tennis tournament in progress here when she entered the semi-finals after defeating Serbian rival Nina Stojanovic in straight sets on Thursday.
Wimbledon semi-finalist Grigor Dimitrov has been named Bulgaria`s Athlete of the Year in a nationwide poll conducted by sports journalists while French Open runner-up Simona Halep won the award in neigbouring Romania.