Nitten Kirrtane wins a double crown in China
Former national champion Nitten Kirrtane won a double crown in the ITF Seniors tennis circuit in Rizhao City, Shandong Province, China.
Nitten cruised to the singles title in the over-45 event, dropping
four games in all in the whole tournament. In the over-35 doubles event, Nitten won the title with Royson Kwan of Singapore.
Nitten had won the silver medal in the mixed doubles with Vlada Kirilovska of Latvia, in the ITF World Championship last year.
Over-45: Singles (final): Nitten Kirrtane bt Wensheng Yang (CHN) 6-0, 6-1; Semifinals: Nitten Kirrtane bt Ning Li (CHN) 6-1, 6-1;
Quarterfinals: Nitten Kirrtane bt Zhongdong Li (CHN) 6-0, 6-1.
Over-35: Doubles (final): Royson Kwan (SGP) & Nitten Kirrtane w.o. Shan Gao & Yijian Liu (CHN); Semifinals: Royson Kwan & Nitten Kirrtane bt Duan Jun Feng Cuan & Lei Jin (CHN) 6-4, 6-3.