Monday, November 20, 2017

Tennis News

At $100K+H Bangalore Challenger 2017, Karnataka, India

[R1] Sumit Nagal (IND,321) bt (Q) N. Vijay Sundar Prashanth (IND,588) 62 60
[R1] Prajnesh Gunneswaran(IND,252) bt (6) Evan King (USA,197) 64 64
[R1] (Q) Sidharth Rawat (IND,524) l Jay Clarke (GBR,279) 36 36

[R2] Sumit Nagal (IND,321) vs Brydan Klein (GBR,282)
[R2] Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,252) vs Marc Polmans (AUS,322)

[R1] (3) N.Sriram Balaji (IND)/ Vishnu Vardhan (IND) bt (ALT) Mario Vilella Martinez (ESP)/ Bernabe Zapata Miralles (ESP) 60 63
[R1] Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND)/ Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND) bt (WC) Suraj R. Prabodh (IND)/ Nitin Kumar Sinha (IND) 62 62
[R1] (WC) Kunal Anand (IND)/ Anvit Bendre (IND) l Ivan Sabanov (CRO)/ Matej Sabanov (CRO) 76(3) 46 7-10
[R1] (WC) Chandril Sood (IND)/ Lakshit Sood (IND) l (2) Brydan Klein (GBR)/ Marc Polmans (AUS) 26 57

[QF] (3) N.Sriram Balaji (IND)/ Vishnu Vardhan (IND) vs Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND)/ Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND)

Prajnesh took revenge of his last week's loss and defeated King in the straight sets ... In the both sets, with a single break advantage he completed a win ... Prajnesh needs these points as Austalian open qualifying cut-off is near on 4th December.

Sumit demolished VSP inside an hour for a win ... Next, Sumit and Prajnesh r facing Klein and Polmans respectively.

Sid lost in the straight sets against superior Jay Clarke.

In the doubles, expected comfortable wins for our higher ranked doubles pair ... Bala-Vishnu scored comfortable win over their Spanish opponents ... RamK-Prajnesh also scored dominating win over Suraj and Nitin ... Next, RamK-Prajnesh r facing Vishnu-Bala ... Kunal-Anvit started well against Sabanov twins but failed to keep the momentum until end ... Sood twins gave fighting performance against 2nd seed pair.

At $115K L&T Mumbai Open 2017, Maharashtra, India

[R1] (WC) Zeel Desai (IND,790) l (7) Carol Zhao (CAN,150) 36 16
[R1] (WC) Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,312) l Dalila Jakupovic (SLO,242) 26 46

[R1] Rutuja Bhosale (IND)/ Ankita Raina (IND) l Victoria Rodriguez (MEX)/ Bibiane Schoofs (NED) 46 36

Carol Zhao proved too strong to Zeel in her match ... Karman also failed to overcome the challenge of 'retriever' Jakupovic.

In the doubles also, our pair lost against Mexican-Dutch pair in the straight sets.

1 comment:

Rishabh Singh said...

Karman Kaur Thandi becomes India's No.1 player this week at #284 overtaking Ankita Raina.. I knew it was inevitable..

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