After big title win at Taipei, Yuki climbed to his career best ranking, WR #83 ... And with this he secures place in next three grand slams main-draw; French Open, Wimbledon and US Open ... Reaching final also helped Ramkumar to climb his career best ranking, WR #116 ... This rank will helped him to get top-16 rankings in French Open qualifying ... Ankita Raina also climbs to her career best ranking on WTA tour, WR #194, after her consistent performance ... She also almost secure qualifying entry at French Open and Wimbledon.
At $50K+H Nanchang Challenger 2018, China
[R1] (LL) Sasi Kumar Mukund (IND,514) bt Ze Zhang (CHN,248) 64 64
[R1] (1) N. Sriram Balaji (IND)/ Vishnu Vardhan (IND) bt (WC) Aoran Wang (CHN)/ Hao Wu (CHN) 67(7) 76(4) 10-8
Sasi entered as a lucky loser and utilized this opportunity ... He defeated Chinese top player Ze Zhang in straight sets ... In the both sets, both players exchanged early breaks but Sasi took crucial break in the 10th game for a win.
Bala-Vishnu scored hard fought win over local Chinese pair in the match tie-break.
At $125K Zhengzhou Women's Tennis Open 2018, China
[R1] Prarthana Thombare (IND)/ Fang Ying Xun (CHN) bt Xiaodi You (CHN)/ Lin Zhu (CHN) 63 76(2)
Prarthana scored a victory with her Chinese partner Fang Ying Xun against Chinese pair.
At $100K Sarasota Challenger 2018, Florida, USA
[R1] (4) Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (IND)/ Purav Raja (IND) vs (WC) Robert Galloway (USA)/ Mitchell Krueger (USA)
[R1] Andrea Arnaboldi (ITA)/ Sathi Reddy Chirala (IND) vs Luke Bambridge (GBR)/ Jonny O'Mara (GBR)
Jeevan and Purav r playing together in Sarasota Challenger and they r facing local wild-card pair ... Another Indian Sathi Reddy Chirala receive wild-card with Italian in the doubles draw.