Kolkata, Feb 16 (IBNS) Tamil Nadu's Ramkumar Ramanathan emerged new national champion as he denied Bengal's Saurav Sukul in the final of the Men's singles at the National Grass Court Tennis at South Club here on Saturday.
In the Women´s singles Ankita Raina of Gujarat won the championship defeating Goa's Natasha Palha 6-2,6-1 in the final.
In Men´s final, 4th seed Ramkumar inflicted a humiliating defeat on Saurav in 6-2, 6-1 result.
The Tamil boy looked composed and calm took his stride on green surface and whipped the opponent at every opportunity to emerge the new winners at the national championship.
Ramkumar penetrated his opponent defence easily by his forcing ground strokes as Saurav looked more and more tired as the match progressed.
Ramkumar sensed the opportunity and never took the feet of the paddle grinding Saurav by a huge margin.
In women´s singles Ankita kept on putting pressure on Natasha's serve and did not let her settle down.