Natasha-Treta lift doubles title

At the Fenesta Nationals being held at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association, Dempo Goodwill Ambassador Natasha Palha and Treta Bhattacharya of West Bengal won the doubles title defeating the seeded pair of Prerna Bhambri and Rishika Sunkara 6-4, 1-6(10-7), Friday.

In a closely contested match, Natasha and Treta got the better of their opponents, thanks to their superior volleying skills.

In the singles, Natasha reached the semi-finals beating Eetee Mehta of Gujarat 7-6 (5), 6-3. Natasha, who now plays the ITF Pro Circuit, has reached a career high WTA rank of 832. [NT]