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Long Samneang aces final at national champs

Long Samneang aces final at national champs

The 2013 National Tennis Championships concluded in finals yesterday evening at the National Sports Complex courts.

The week-long tournament organised by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports featured 103 male and 16 female participants from eight clubs spread across the country. Men’s singles, doubles and team events as well as women’s singles were contested.

Long Samneang captured the Division A1 men’s singles title after beating Devenco club-mate Deum Sam Socheaphearun 6-4, 7-5 in the final.

Yi Sotheary of I-Can Club lifted the women’s singles trophy, while Interior Ministry Club’s Cheang Rongreach took top honours in the U16 boys category.

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