Sivaji Pilla gained the person bronze and the doubles silver with Arshit within the youth part of the World Deaf Tennis Championship in Crete, Greece, on Friday.
In the bronze medal match, Sivaji beat Vicente Cabo Chapa of Spain 6-3, 6-3. He had earlier misplaced within the semifinals to the highest seed Marek Vaco of Slovakia.
In the doubles last, Vicente and Marek beat Arshit and Sivaji 9-7. The doubles matches have been performed in a brief format, as a variety of motion was packed in every week, within the males’s and girls’s occasions, and their comfort matches.
It was the primary time that the youth part was launched within the World Deaf Tennis championship. India fielded two boys and no ladies.
“It was the first international experience for Sivaji and Arshit. They have done very well to win the two medals. This will boost their confidence for good performances in future”, mentioned coach Stalin Nagarajan, whilst he praised the federal government, Sports Authority of India (SAI) and the nationwide federation for extending the very best assist to the workforce.
The subsequent week will function the workforce championships. India’s main participant Prithvi Sekar would be part of the workforce after having helped the Indian Railways workforce win the World Railways tennis gold earlier this week.
The outcomes: Boys: Third place: Sivaji Pilla bt Vicente Cabo Chapa (Esp) 6-3, 6-3; Semifinals: Marek Vaco (Svk) bt Sivaji Pilla 6-4, 6-3.
Doubles: Final: Vicente Cabo Chapa (Esp) & Marek Vaco (Svk) bt Arshit & Sivaji Pilla 9-7.