Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Panjab Varsity claim varsities tennis trophy

Spearheaded by 2010 Commonwealth Games probable Vijayant Malik, Panjab University annexed the All-India Inter-University Tennis Championship by outplaying Delhi University in the final with a 3-1 margin at the Haryana Agriculture University, Hisar today.

The North Zone Varsities champions squad consisting of Vijayant Malik, Mandeep Singh Gill, Gurmohit, Simarveer and Shekhar was given a rousing start by lanky Vijayant Malik, a trainee of Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association, who outserved and outstroked Prateek Bhambri of Delhi University in straight sets 6-2, 6-1.

However, Aditya Jain restored parity for Delhi University by prevailing over Mandeep Singh of Panjab University by 6-3, 7-6 (8-6) in the second singles. Vijayant Malik and Mandeep Gill combined well to defeat the Delhi University pair of Prateek Bhambri and Rubal in straight sets 6-2, 6-0.

International Vijayant Malik sealed the fate of Delhi by defeating Aditya Jain in straight sets 6-1, 6-0 in the reverse singles.

Vijayant Malik and Gurmohit are students of DAV College, Sector 10 while Simarveer, Mandeep Singh Gill and Shekhar are students of Panjab University campus.

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