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Lagos ITF: Divij in final, Isha out

October 25, 2008 16:06 IST

Giant-killer Divij Sharan continued his fine form at Nigeria ITF event and the unseeded Indian accounted for third seed Andreas Haider-Maurer in straight sets to reach the final even as Isha Lakhani bowed out of the women's event after losing the semifinal tie. 

The talented left-hander from Delhi saw off the challenge of his Austrian opponent 7-6(7), 6-3 in the semifinals of the $ 15,000 hard court event.

In the title clash, he faces fourth seed Slovakian Kamil Capkovic, who dumped Dutch second seed Boy Westerhof 4-6, 6-4, 6-1 in his semifinal tie.

Meanwhile, third seed Isha Lakhani went down fighting to second seed Slovakian Zuzana Kucova 7-6 (4), 6-4 in the semifinals of $ 25,000 event.

With Isha's defeat, Indian challenge ended in the women's event. 

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