It will be a repeat final on Sunday as Karnataka's Shekar Veeraswamy, the top seed, will take on second-seeded Balachandar Subramanian (Tamil Nadu) in the men's singles final of the Tabebuia Open 2017, the AITA-ranking event of the Indian Wheelchair Tennis Tour organised by Astha.
Balachandar, who won in Chennai earlier this year, beat local lad Shivaprasad to take on Shekar, who drubbed Anand Selvaraj of Tamil Nadu on Saturday.
In the women's final, it will be an all-Karnataka battle as top-seeded Prathima N Rao will take on
second-seeded Shilpa KP.
Results (prefix denotes seeding): Men's singles semifinals: (1) Shekar Veeraswamy, Kar bt (5) Anand Selvaraj, TN 6-1, 6-3; (2) Balachandar S, TN bt (3) Shivaprasad, Kar 6-3, 6-2.
Women's singles semifinals: (1) Prathima N Rao, Kar bt Ammu Mohan, Kar 6-2, 6-1; (2) Shilpa KP, Kar bt Nalina Kumari, Kar 6-2, 6-0.
Men's doubles semifinals: (1) Shekar Veeraswamy/ Gopinath K, Kar bt (3) Mariappan D/ Anand
Selvaraj, TN 6-1, 6-3; (2) Balachandar S/ Karthik, TN bt Shivaprasad/ Madhusudhan, Kar 6-2, 6-0.