Fourth-seeded local boy, Siddhant Banthia, entered the boys' singles final of the 2nd HCL Asian B1 Junior Tennis Championship here Friday.
In the semi-final, Banthia was leading 6-2, 4-2 when top-seeded rival Dostanbek Tashbulatov of Kazakhstan conceded the match.
The Pune boy, who is supported by the state tennis association MSLTA in his tennis career along with others, will now take on second-seeded Sergey Fomin of Uzbekistan in the title clash Saturday at the Deccan Gymkhana.
Fomin scored a 6-4, 6-3 win over third-seeded Seon Yong Han Of Korea in the other semi-final.
Mananchaya Sawangkaew later paired with Himari Sato of Japan to take the girls' doubles title.
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