The certificate and medal awarding ceremony of the National Tennis Championship Tournament - 2018, organized by the Sri Lanka Tennis Association, in which Sri Lanka Army became champions got underway on Tuesday (5) at Sri Lanka Tennis Association Complex in Torrington, Colombo 7.
The tournament gave the overall win to Tennis players of the Sri Lanka Army Tennis Club who won all the matches in the series. In the final rounds Army players trounced their rivals, Sri Lanka Air Force players who were adjudged runners-up.
The tournament was competed by SSC Tennis Club, Air Force Tennis Club, Sri Lanka Tennis Club and COSMO Tennis Club. Representing Army Tennis Club Corporal M.H.S.R Hemantha of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR), Lance Bombardier B.M.C Uthpala Kumara of Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA), Lance Bombardier R.M.S Senanayake of SLA, Lance Corporal S.A.N Pushpakumara of VIR, Lance Corporal P.G.M Samaraweera of VIR and Private R.A.G.K.K Rajapaksha of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) competed the championship.
Members of the Army Tennis Committee, SLT officials and a large gathering of Tennis fans were present during the awarding ceremony.