Zeel Desai lost in finals of ITF $10,000 Sharm El Sheikh

National junior champion Zeel Desai lost to Ana Bianca Mihaila from Romania, after putting a  gallant fight in the finals of $10,000 Sharm El Sheikh being played in Egypt. She lost to third seed Ana by 6-3, 5-7, 4-6 in finals. 

Zeel defeated Roumanian Elena-Teodora (ROU) by 6-2, 5-7, 6-1 in Semifinals. She also won against Clothilde (FRA) in quarterfinals by 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. Zeel defeated countryman Akshara in second round by 6-1. 6-1. In first round she defeated Britt from Belgium by 6-3, 6-3.

In doubles She played along with Emelie Luisa (GER) but lost in quarterfinals

Ana Bianca Mihaila defeated three Indians to win the finals, she defeated number 1 seed Riya Bhatia by 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 in semifinals. In Quarterfinals she defeated Eetee Maheta by 7-5, 6-4.

In doubles Shewta Rana partnered with Ana and lost in finals against Belgium pair.

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