16 Jan 2012
Amrit Rai has had an impressive tournament at the Manawatu Summer Open taking both the Open Singles and Open Doubles titles.
On his way to winning the singles, Rai defeated Jordan Todd 6-3 7-5, Keiren Rooney 6-0 6-2 and Taranaki's Callum Old 6-3 6-4. In the final, Rai defeated his friend and doubles partner, Taranaki's Jono Ussher 4-6 6-0 6-2.
In the doubles, Rai and Ussher combined to win that event in a very close final contest. The Rai/Ussher combination defeated Ngatitoa's Steve Billing and Taranaki's Callum Old 4-6 6-1 11-9. Rai/Ussher had reached the final of the Taranaki Open in December 2011.