Nitin Sinha wins ATT title as Vishnu V. concedes

11-16-16



Nitin Kumar Sinha toppled top seed Vishnu Vardhan in the final to clinch the Asian Tennis Tour title on Sunday, 13th November which have been played at Bengal Tennis Association, Salt Lake City, Kolkata.

Nitin won the match 6-7(10-12), 7-6(7-3), 30-15, when his opponent Vishnu conceded the tie in the third set due to cramps.

The local boy who beat V.M. Ranjeet in the quarters held serve with Vishnu till 3-3 before the latter broke Nitin to take a 4-3 lead.

The gritty Nitin then broke back immediately to level at 4-4.

The first set went on to tiebreak with Nitin going 5-2 ahead but double faulted at 5-3 and let Vishnu come back and eventually win the tie break at 12-10.

In the second set Nitin broke in the first game and went on holding his serve till Vishnu broke back to make it 5-5.

In the second set tie break with Nitin 4-3 up, Vishnu started cramping and eventually lost the set and conceded the match in the third set unable to carry on further.