Muscat: Subash Pillai captured a brilliant double crown at the Annual Tennis Tournament of the Indian Social Club Oman sponsored by Innovative Systems Middle East LLC.
On the concluding day of the tournament, Subash captured the men’s singles title after eding past Shlok Ail 7-6 (7-1), 6-4. The final lived up to expectations as Subash and Shlok put in a brilliant exhibition of tennis before Subash prevailed in the final that lasted just over two hours.
Earlier, Subash also claimed the men’s doubles title with partner Mohan Kannan. In the final, Subash and Mohan outlasted the team of Amar Jaipal and Ravi Tej 6-1, 6-4.
Subail Khan won the veterans singles title after registering a hard-fought 6-4, 6-5 (retired) victory over Girisk KK. Teenager Praneeth Raj also claimed a double crown winning the boys under-14 singles and the junior doubles titles.
Praneeth won a tough singles final over Shantanu Sriram and in the junior doubles final, Praneeth and Devdut Subash faced anxious moments before defeating the duo of Kaavya Jayakumar and Stuti Mathur.
Sanabhi Ail won the u nder-10 title after her victory over Renjana Siven. The girls under-12 was won by Smriti Iyer after defeating Renjana in the Final. Shantanu Sriram claimed the boys under-12 singles title after defeating Advait Kapil in the final.
Kaavya Jayakumar won the girls under-14 singles title with Stuti Mathur finishing in second place. Sanskar Dubey won the boys under-16 title after defeating Achyut Kapil in the final.
Shabu Gopi, Director of Innovative Systems LLC, sponsors of the tournament presided over the finals and distributed prizes to the winners.