Category Archives: Tennis

Harshana Godamanne guides Sri Lanka to Davis Cup success

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CAMBODIA: (ePRESS) – Sri Lanka continued their impressive winning streak in the Davis Cup with a sensational 2-0 victory against Kuwait in the promotional playoff tie of the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group IV, held at the Morodok Techo National Sports Complex in Cambodia, saw Sri Lanka earn a promotion to Group III for the next year….

Sri Lanka clinches spot in Davis Cup Playoffs with UAE rout

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Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA: (ePRESS) – In a commanding display, Sri Lanka secured a 3-0 victory over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in their Davis Cup – Asia/Oceania Group IV Pool ‘A’ match. The encounter took place on Friday at the Morodok Techo National Stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Sri Lanka’s dominance was evident from the…

Sri Lanka advances in Davis Cup after win against Kyrgyzstan

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CAMBODIA: (ePRESS) – Sri Lanka’s Davis Cup team delivered a stunning performance in their Pool ‘A’ encounter at the Davis Cup – Asia/Oceania Group IV, triumphing over top-seeded Kyrgyzstan with a 2-1 victory at the Morodok Techo National Stadium on Thursday. The Sri Lankan team faced a tough challenge against Kyrgyzstan, known as one of the…

Wijemanne and Godamanne shine in Davis Cup Doubles

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CAMBODIA: (ePRESS) – Sri Lanka’s Davis Cup team had mixed fortunes on the opening day of their Pool ‘A’ tie against Qatar in the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group IV competition, held at the National Heritage Stadium Tennis Centre in Cambodia. The Sri Lankan duo, Thehan Wijemanne and captain Harshana Godamanne, secured a victory in the Men’s…

Wijesooriya defeats defending champion Razick in thrilling final

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COLOMBO: (ePRESS) – Making a triumphant return after a year-long pause, Rukshika Wijesooriya defeated defending champion Saajida Razick 2-1 in the Women’s Singles Open Final of the ongoing 109th Colombo Tennis Championship. Sponsored by Vision Care, the final played on the hard court at Queen’s Club in Colombo. Wijesooriya faced an early setback, losing the first…

Sri Lanka’s tennis hopes ride on strong Davis Cup squad

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Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA: (ePRESS) – Sri Lanka’s solid Davis Cup tennis team, competing in Group IV of the Asia/Oceania zone, is aiming to upgrade to Group III. Their confident journey starts from July 10 to July 13 at the Morodok Techo National Stadium in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The team is led by playing captain Harshana Godamanne,…

Ananda’s Jayabandu and Visakha’s Gajaba triumph in under-18 finals

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COLOMBO: (ePRESS) – Lithum Jayabandu from Ananda College and Hasali Gajaba from Visakha Vidyalaya emerged as the Under-18 Boys and Girls Champions at the ongoing 109th Colombo Championship. The tournament, sponsored by Vision Care, is being held at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) courts in Greenpath. In the boys’ Under-18 final, Jayabandu triumphed over Ashlin…

Sri Lanka boys sweep Bhutan: Second win in ATF Qualifiers

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KATHMANDU: (ePRESS) – The Sri Lanka boys’ team scored their second consecutive victory by defeating Bhutan in the Group ‘B’ Round Robin tie of the ATF 12 and Under Team Competition Regional Qualifying Event for South Asia, held in Kathmandu, Nepal. Meanwhile, the girls’ team had a rest day in the seven-nation tournament. The Sri Lankan…

SLTA expands reach with new Ampara Tennis Complex

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AMPARA: (ePRESS) – The Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) celebrated the opening of its 14th center across the country last week. The new complex was inaugurated by Inspector General of Police Deshabandu Tennakoon at the Ampara District Tennis Courts in Ampara. This big project was led by DIG Damayantha Wijayasri and Major General Wipula Chandrasiri RSP…

Bridgetine  Dinara de Silva’s three-year Asia Oceania Pre-Qualifying reign

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Colombo, Mar 26, 1PM – Dinara de Silva, a rising star from St. Bridget’s Convent, has been making an impact in the tennis world, particularly in her home country Sri Lanka. Over the past three years, Dinara, along with her teammates representing Sri Lanka, has displayed an unparalleled dominance in Under-14 World Junior and Billie Jean…

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