CSIR-CFTRI (Mysuru) team won the Thacker Memorial Tennis Championship 2019 held at Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), Pilani, Rajasthan, from Dec.16 to 20.
CFTRI team, comprising R.N. Ramesh (Captain), Dr. Arun Kumar and Girish Ghiwari, exhibited a wonderful game of play, in finals defeated Institute of Minerals and Material Technology (IMMT), Bhubaneswar, by 2-0 to win the team Championship.
R.N. Ramesh won the Individual Championship defeating Dr. Snehashish Behara of IMMT Bhubaneswar in the finals by 6-2, 6-1.
All India Senior Tennis Championship
R.N. Ramesh also participated in All India Senior Tennis Championship in 55+ category at Hyderabad held in 2nd week of December.
Ramesh participated in singles event exhibited a wonderful game of play and in a thrilling semi final match against Rawat Bengaluru won by 6-4,7-5, and in finals lost to Srinivas Reddy, Anantpur (AP), by 5-7, 2-6 and become a runner-up.
However, Ramesh won the Championship in Doubles category partnering Srinivas Reddy against Rawat and Ravishankar by 6-1,6-1 in the finals.