ITF Tennis: Ankita Raina wins doubles title
ITF Tennis: Ankita Raina wins doubles title

Top Indian tennis player Ankita Raina and her partner  Ekaterine Gorgodze of Georgia won the doubles title after defeating Slovenia's Kaja Juvan and Bolsova Zadoinov of Spain in the ITF women's tennis tournament on Saturday.

Ankita and Ekaterine Gorgodze outclassed the pair of Juvan and Zadoinov 6-4, 3-6, 10-6 in one-hour 19 minutes to lift the title. After winning the hard-fought first set, the 27-year-old Ankita and her partner had fallen short in the second set and were completely outplayed by the opponents. However, Ankita and her partner made a comeback with a 10-6 win in the third set to achieve the doubles title.

Earlier The duo had defeated Great Britain's Heather Watson and Anna Blinkova on of Russia to enter the finals. In the women's singles competition, Ankita had to face defeat after kicking off the match on a high note in the Round of 32. On December 07, Czech tennis player Katerina Siniakova made an impressive comeback and defeated Ankita 6-1, 2-6, 2-6 .

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