Savini Jayasuriya and Ruvi Lewkebandara of Gateway College won the U/18 (Girls) and U/16 (Girls) singles championships at the recently concluded "JUNIOR NATIONALS TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP - 2020" played at the Sri Lanka Tennis Association (SLTA) Courts in Colombo.
In the U/18 (Girls) category, Savini Jayasuriya enjoyed an easy passage to the final until she met Oneli Perera. Following a few early setbacks, Savini settled down well to beat Oneli Perera convincingly with impressive scores of 6-1 and 6-0.
Ruvi Lewkebandara had to play up to her full potential to defeat Hasali Gajaba 6-3, 6-4 to clinch the Girls U/16 singles championship. At the semis, Ruvi lost the first set 4-6 to Denethya but bounced back to win 6-1 and 10-8 in a hard fought battle.
Savini Jayasuriya and Ruvi Lewkebandara along with Principal, Mrs. Vinita Shenoy, Team Leader, Sports Development, Ms. Thilaka Jinadasa and Head of Sports, General Upali Bandaratilake and other officials.