Oliver Crawford wins $15,000 KPIT–MSLTA ITF WTT Cup Mens tennis championships
Fourth seeded Oliver Crawford stopped the winning run of eighth seeded Zane Khan to win the Men’s singles event at the $15,000 KPIT–MSLTA ITF WTT Cup Men’s tennis championships being organized by MSLTA in association with Deccan Gymkhana and played at their tennis courts
In a one sided final the three weeks of stress seemed to have shown on the young Zane Khan as he went down without a much fight.
In a match lasting just over an hour, 21 year old Crawford who had taken out 3 Indians on way to the final ousted Zane Khan 6-3,6-0. In the first set Crawford broke Khan in the 2nd and the 4th games and was broken himself in the 5th game to win the set 6-3. In the second set Crawford steamrolled Khan breaking thrice to win the match and the title.
The singles winner Oliver Crawford got $2,160 and 10 ATP points while the runner up Zane Khan received $1,272. The prizes were given away at the hands of Mr Kishor Patil VP MSLTA and President Of PMDTA, Former Divisional Commissioner Chandrakant Dalvi , MSLTA Secretary Sunder Iyer , Mr Vishwas Lokare Hon Sec of Deccan Gymkhana. ITF supervisor Sheetal Iyer and Ashwin Girme Tennis Secretary Deccan Gymkhana were present on the occasion.
Following are the results: final Round: Singles: Mens:
Oliver Crawford (USA)  bt Zane Khan (USA)  6-3, 6-0.
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