Rivaskar, Bona to meet in Clay Court tennis final
IMPHAL, 19th Feb: Rivaskar and Bona will square off for the Manipur Clay Court Tennis Tournament title, following their semifinal victories on Tuesday.
In the first semifinal, Rivaskar fought off a stiff second-set challenge from Becker to emerge the victor. Rivaskar hardly broke a sweat in the first set cruising past his opponent 6-1 but he was made to work hard in the second-set contest where he prevailed 7-5 for his place in the final.
Bona, on the other hand, overcame a tough fight against Ranjan to set up the summit clash with Rivaskar. He took the first set 6-4 and fended off his opponent with a 7-5 win. Earlier in the quarterfinal, Bona beat Pameshwor 6-4, 7-6 (7-4).