Mon, 14 Feb 2000

Wukirasih, Andrian win at Cigna Open

JAKARTA (JP): After winning the women's doubles with Irawati Iskandar, Wukirasih Sawondari also won the singles title at the Rp 35 million (US$4,800) Niaga Cigna Open 2000 at Senayan tennis stadium on Sunday.

Wukirasih, ranked fifth in the nation, needed 90 minutes to defeat Frederika Girsang 6-4, 6-2.

Wukirasih advanced to the final by defeating Irawati Moerid 2- 6, 6-4, 6-1 in the semifinals. Frederika made it to the final with a 6-4, 6-3 defeat of Liza Andriana in Saturday's semifinals.

Wukirasih received Rp 1.8 million for her victory, while Frederika won Rp 1.06 million.

In the men's singles final on Sunday, Andrian and Edy Kusdaryanto battled for two hours and 17 minutes, with Andrian emerging with a 6-4, 6-2 victory.

Andrian received Rp 3.24 million for the win and Edy, who was recently in action for the Davis Cup team, received Rp 1.9 million. (lnt)