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Army Wheelchair Tennis Players win accolades

Army Wheelchair Tennis Players win accolades

[June 12 2018]

Bringing glory to the country in foreign soil, Sri Lanka Army Wheelchair Tennis players emerged victorious at the Taipe's International Wheelchair Tennis Tournament - 2018 (WCT) held recently. The Army players won the Men's Doubles championship at the tournament.

According to Army media, the Men's Doubles worked off on Saturday (09) saw Lance Bombardier D.A.S.R Dharmasena of the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) and Corporal R.A.L.S Ranaweera of the Gajaba Regiment (GR) win the first set 7 - 5 and the second round 6 - 3 and qualify to win the title 'Kaohsiung' wheelchair doubles as the second Grand Slam on the 2018 UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour.

In the singles, Lance Bombardier D.A.S.R Dharmasena of the SLA became the runner up beating the former World Champion, Fujimoto in the semi-finals.

This is the first time that Sri Lanka Army Wheelchair Tennis players have achieved success at an international tournament. The Taipe tournament is attended by more than one hundred Wheelchair Tennis players, coaches and managers from different countries.

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