Amresh stuns Shehan
Aug 22, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
In an amazing game of tennis that went on for over two hours at the SLTA courts yesterday, Amresh Jayawickrama beat top seed Shehan Gomesz 6-3 7-6. Shehan gave up in the last five minutes of the game making three careless mistakes and throwing the game away as Amresh who was the Junior National champion in 2008 both the under 16 and the under 18 won this quarter final with ease and confidence.
In the girls section, Amritha Muthiah the third seed for under 18 and top seed for women, moves into the semi final beating Shenali Weerasekara in a three setter in the quarters.
Amritha is a student of Holy Family Convent and is juggling her A level exams with her tennis.
Amritha will meet second seed Kemalie Herath in the semi finals. Top seed Roshenka Fernando will meet Shankari Thayakaran in the other semi finals.