Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni, India’s top two singles players, led their respective teams to the summit clash of the Men’s team championhship with clinical wins on second day of the 35th PSPB Inter Unit tennis tournament, here today.
Yuki, playing for ONGC, blunted the challenge of IOCL’s Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-2 6-1 in the first singles. Vishnu Vardhan then sealed it for ONGC with his fighting 3-6 7-6 7-6 win over left-handed Divij Sharan.
In the other semi-finals, GAIL proved too powerful for OIL India with Saketh Myneni and Vijay Sunder Prashant leading the side to 2-0 win.
In the women’s matches, ONGC’s Ankita Raina rallied to beat national champion Prerna Bhambri 5-7 6-1 6-0. Snehadevi Reddy though brought GAIL back in the tie with a 6-3 4-6 6-4 win over Karman Kaur Thandi.