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.