CHANDIGARH: Rohtak will host its first ITF futures tourney-the $15,000 India F5 futures ITF men’s circuit tennis tournament- from May 6 to 12 at the newly constructed Rajiv Gandhi Sports Complex. About 50 international tennis players,that include Leander Paes,Mahesh Bhupati,international players and members of Indian Davis Cup team,will take part in the event. Players from seven countries will be seen in action.
Haryana to face Railways in final
Chandigarh : Defending champions Railways and last year’s runners-up Haryana entered into the final of the 3rd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship after winning their respective semifinal ties today. While Haryana scored a comprehensive 3-1 win over Punjab,Railways beat Jharkhand 2-1 at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in the Guru Gobind Singh Sports College in Lucknow. After playing a goal-less half,Haryana forwards showcased their skills to take an upper hand in the second half. Narinder scored the opening goal for Haryana in the 37th minute by converting a penalty corner,while Reena Devi hit the net in the 46th minute. Three minutes later Udita scored another goal to give Haryana a 3-0 lead. Punjab reduced the margin in the 52nd minute through Lalremruati.