[Q1] (9) Yuki Bhambri (IND,107) bt Renzo Olivo (ARG,184) 64 61
[Q1] (22) Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,136) l Michael Mmoh (USA,176) 67(4) 46
[Q2] (9) Yuki Bhambri (IND,107) vs (19) Elias Ymer (SWE,133)
Yuki continues with his good form and scored a comfortable straight sets win over Olivo ... In the first set, both players were holding their respective serves ... Yuki took a crucial break in 10th game when Olivo was serving for staying in the set to win the set ... In the second set, Yuki overpowered Olivo from 1-all breaking him in 4th and 6th games for winning the set ... Next, he is facing Swedish challenge of Elias Ymer for place in the main draw.
But RamK failed to repeat last week's result and lost in straight sets against Mmoh ... RamK took a break in the 8th game to lead 5-3 but failed to hold his serve in the 9th, 5-4 ... Mmoh with a mini-break won the first set tie-break ... In the second set, both players had break point chances which they failed to convert ... But while serving for staying in the match in the 10th game RamK failed to hold and lost the match.
At $75K Qujing Challenger 2018, China
[R1] (Q) N.Sriram Balaji (IND,507) l Zhe Li (CHN,320) 46 64 16
[R1] Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,246) l Andrea Pellegrino (ITA,354) 57 26
[R1] N. Sriram Balaji (IND)/ Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND) l (4) Gerard Granollers (ESP)/ Zhe Li (CHN) 36 67(2)
turn to be forgatable China- Japan tour for Bala as he failed to gained more points to reduce gap between him and Vishnu in the doubles ranking ... Bad loss for Prajnesh and Bala gave fight to Li but he proved a better player in the third.