Rohan Bopanna in second round of Shanghai Masters with Shapovalov
Rohan Bopanna in partnership with Denis Shapovalov of Canada cruised into the doubles second round with a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev of Russia in the ATP-1000 tennis tournament in Shanghai, China, on Tuesday.
In the Challenger in France, Ramkumar Ramanathan fought back from an indifferent start and close to being eliminated for a 2-6, 7-6(4), 6-4 victory over Tobias Kamke of Germany.
$8,322,885 ATP-1000, Shanghai, China
Doubles (first round): Denis Shapovalov (CAN) & Rohan Bopanna bt Karen Khachanov & Andrey Rublev (RUS) 6-1, 6-4.
€ 92,040 Challlenger, Mouilleron le Captif, France
Singles (first round): Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Tobias Kamke (GER) 2-6, 7-6(4), 6-4.
$25,000 ITF men, Lagos, Nigeria
Qualifying singles (second and final round): Yash Chaurasia bt darryl Hale (GBR) 6-3, 6-2; Tushar Madan bt Mohammed Mohammed (NGR) 6-3, 6-0.
First round: Emmanuel Jebutu (NGR) bt Bhanu Suthar 6-1, 6-0; Yash Chaurasia bt Pascal Ziyab Aome (GHA) 6-1, 6-1; Tushar Madan bt Nsikan Friday (NGR) 6-0, 6-0.
$25,000 ITF men, Tay Ninh, Vietnam
Singles (first round): Arjun Kadhe bt Rimpei Kawakami (JPN) 4-6, 6-4, 7-5; Shuichi Sekiguchi (JPN) bt Sidharth Rawat 6-0, 6-1.
Qualifying singles (second round): Daisuke Sumizawa (JPN) bt Jagmeet Singh 6-1, 6-0; Christian Didier Chin (MAS) bt Dharmil Shah 6-0, 6-1.
First round: Jagmeet Singh bt Huu Hung Anh Nguyen (VIE) 6-0, 6-2; Quang Truong Tran (VIE) bt Chinmay Bakshi 6-1, 6-1; Dharmil Shah bt Gregory Nitayamekin (THA) 6-1, 6-2; Credit chaiyarin (THA) bt Amit Beniwal 6-2, 2-0 (retired).
$15,000 ITF men, Cancun, Mexico
Qualifying singles (second round): Charles Force (US) bt Taha Kapadia 6-2, 6-1; Tim Handel (GER) bt Babji Siva Atturu 6-2, 6-2.
$15,000 ITF men, Tabarka, Tunisia
Qualifying singles (first round): Sebastian Defilippis (CHI) bt Tanay Mehta 6-0, 6-1.
$15,000 ITF men, Karshi, Uzbekistan
qualifying singles (first round): Aliaksandr Prudnikau (BLR) bt Naesar Jewoor 6-3, 6-4.
$25,000 ITF women, Lagos, Nigeria
Qualifying singles (second and final round): Sri Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy bt Osariemen Airhunmwunde (NGR) 6-1, 6-1.
$25,000 ITF women, Hilton Head Island, US
Qualifying singles (second round): Emiliana Arango (COL) bt Muskan Gupta 6-0, 6-0.
$15,000 ITF women, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Katarina Kuzmova (SVK) & Anastasiya Poplavska (UKR) bt Chiara Catini (ITA) & Aalyka Ebrahim 6-3, 6-1; Viktoria Kalinina & Angelika Shapovalova (RUS) bt Urszula Nebelska (POL) & Aaliya Ebrahim 6-1, 6-2.
Qualifying singles (second and final round): Vickie Trocker (ITA) bt aalyka Ebrahim 6-3, 6-2; Taylor Cataldi (US) bt Aaliya Ebrahim 6-4, 6-1.
$15,000 ITF women, Antalya, Turkey
Qualifying singles (second round): Romy Koelzer (GER) bt Shikha Tyagi 6-0, 6-0; Laura Mair (ITA) bt Meenal Maharwal 6-0, 6-0.
(Courtesy: The Hindu)