Sriram Balaji in doubles quarterfinals in the US
Sriram Balaji in partnership with Jason Jung of Chinese Taipei beat Thai-Son Kwiatkowski and Noah Rubin of the US 6-3, 6-2 in the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the $162,480 Challenger tennis tournament in Newport Beach, US.
In the Challenger in Australia, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan in partnership with Sem Verbeek of the Netherlands was beaten in the doubles quarterfinals, in a close contest by Mirza Basic and Tomislav Brki of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Purav Raja made the doubles quarterfinals of the Challenger in France with Fabricio Neis of Brazil.
In the $25,000 ITF women’s event in Singapore, Ankita Raina who won the title last week at the same venue, was beaten in the pre-quarterfinals by Na-Lae Han of Korea in straight sets.
$162,480 Challenger, Newport Beach, US
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Jason Jung (TPE) & Sriram Balaji bt Thai-Son Kwiatkowski & Noah Rubin (US) 6-3, 6-2.
€ 69,280 Challenger, Rennes, France
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Fabricio Neis (BRA) & Purav Raja bt Javier Barranco Cosano (ESP) & Raul Brancaccio (ITA) 6-4, 7-5.
$54,160 Challenger, Burnie, Australia
Doubles (quarterfinals): Mirza Basic & Tomislav Brkic (BIH) bt Sem Verbeek (Ned) & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 6-4, 6-7(4), [10-6).
$25,000 ITF men, Nussloh, Germany
Singles (first round): Kai Wehnelt (GER) bt Arjun Kadhe 7-6(3), 7-6(6).
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Liam Broady (GBR) & Arjun Kadhe bt Niklas Albuszies & Robin Lang (GER) 6-1, 6-3.
$25,000 ITF men, Palm Coast, US
Doubles (pre-quarterifnals): Sekou Bangoura & Paul Oosterbaan (US) bt Jorge Nunez (MEX) & Sahil Deshmukh 6-4, 6-3.
$15,000 ITF men, Monastir, Tunisia
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Zhizhen Zhang (CHN) bt Aryan Goveas 6-4, 7-6(4).
$15,000 ITF men, Palmanova, Spain
Doubles (quarterfinals): Tuna Altuna (TUR) & Peter Bothwell (IRL) bt Vasisht Cheruku & Adil Kalyanpur 6-3, 2-6, [10-1].
$25,000 ITF women, Singapore
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Na-Lae Han (KOR) bt Ankita Raina 6-1, 7-6(5).
Doubles (quarterfinals): Pei Hsuan Chen & Fang-Hsien Wu (TPE) bt Lin Zhu (CHN) & Prarthana Thombare 7-5, 7-6(5).
$15,000 ITF women, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Singles (first round): Barbora Matusova (SVK) bt Ashmitha Easwaramurthi 6-2, 6-3.
Doubles (quarterfinals): Simona Waltert (SUI) & Ashmitha Easwaramurthi bt Patricia Boentgen (GER) & Gabriella Mujan (Ned) 6-2, 6-2.