Royal College siblings secure spot in First Capital SSC Tennis finals

Thehan and Methwan Wijemanne 1

COLOMBO, Jan 15, 6.05PM – Royal College’s dynamic sibling duo, Thehan Wijemanne and Methvan Wijemanne, have clinched their spot in the Men’s Doubles finals of the First Capital SSC Open Tennis Championship 2024. The stage is set for an exciting championship clash as they prepare to face formidable opponents Yashita de Silva and Dilvan Herat, with the date of the final yet to be announced.

The journey to the finals has been nothing short of thrilling for Thehan and Methvan. In the quarterfinals, they faced off against Ransath Peries and Ruwan Fernando, emerging victorious with a decisive score of 6/3 6/4. Undeterred by the competition, the siblings continued their winning streak into the semifinals, where they encountered a tough challenge from Dinesh Kanthan Thangaraja and Sanka Athukorala. Thehan and Methvan displayed resilience and skill, securing their place in the championship final with a nail-biting score of 6/4 4/6 10/7.

On the opposing side, Yashita de Silva and Dilvan Herath showcased their formidable skills. They dominated the quarterfinals against Lisal Goonathilake and Matheesha Neththasinghe with a commanding score of 6/1 6/2. The duo continued their impressive performance in the semifinals, triumphing over Louis Knese and Luka Knese with a dominant score of 6/1 6/0.

The upcoming Men’s Doubles final promises to be an electrifying clash between two outstanding pairs in the ongoing First Capital SSC Open Tennis Championship.

Thehan and Methwan Wijemanne
Thehan Wijemanne (left) and Methvan Wijemanne
Yashita and Dilwan
Yashita de Silva (left) and Dilvan Herat,
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