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  Tennis ace Satirtha Patnaik clinches double crown
BHUBANESWAR,08 Sep 2017 (Team Orisports)

Despite being 38-years old and a busy dentist, Satirtha Patnaik has not forgotten his love affair with tennis. The former Odisha state champion cornered glory today by bagging a double crown in the All India Veteran Tennis Tournament at VIP Club in Raipur.

The tournament was jointly organised by Chhattisgarh State Tennis Association and Chhattisgarh Sports & Youth Welfare Department, under the auspices of All India Tennis Association  from Setp 4.

Bhubaneswar-based Patnaik won the 35+ men’s singles title, defeating Delhi-based Odia opponent Dillip Mohanty 6-3, 6-1 in the final. He completed the double, pocketing the doubles title with Dillip Mohanty as his partner.

Patnaik and Mohanty won the final match easily, demolishing Chhattisgarh pair of Jatin Kumar Nelson and Kohinoor Gowardhan 6-1, 6-1.


Chhattisgarh Sports Minister handed over the trophies in the closing function. Patnaik was also awarded with the Presidents Trophy for being the most outstanding performer of the tournament.
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TOP: Satirtha Patnaik poses with his trophy in Raipur on Sept 8, 2017.

Satirtha Patnaik receives the Presidents Trophy in Raipur on Sept 8, 2017.


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