Photo Credits: The Goan
Dhempe College, Miramar won the First State Inter-collegiate Tennis Championship for men and women organised by Don Bosco College, Panaji and St Joseph Vaz College, Cortalim at Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias, Miramar.
The event was held in collaboration with the Goa State Tennis Association under the aegis of the ACDOPEG. In the men's final, Dhempe College beat Government College, Quepem 2-1. They earlier beat Shree Mallikarjun College 2-1 in the semifinals. In the second last-four clash, Government College, Quepem edged Damodar College 2-1.
Hosts Don Bosco College, Panaji clinched the girls championship, overcoming the challenge of Government College, Quepem in the title clash.
Tejas Shevde of Dhempe College was named as the Player of the Tournament. Director of Don Bosco College, Panaji, Fr Joaquim Lobo, was the chief guest for the valedictory function. Other guests present were Dr Rajan Mathew, Director of Physical Education and Sports of Government College, Quepem; Pandurang Naik, College Director of Physical Education and Sports of Dhempe College, Miramar; Infancio Correa, Assistant Teacher in Physical Education at SJVIE; and Santosh Tennis of Goa State Tennis Association.
Dr Elroy Pinto of St Joseph Vaz College welcomed everyone for the prize distribution ceremony and gave a brief report of the tournament while Dr Ajith Gopi proposed the vote of thanks.