Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tennis News

At €5.2M Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters 2018, Monaco

[R1] Rohan Bopanna (IND)/ Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) bt Karen Khachanov (RUS)/ Milos Raonic (CAN) 61 75

[R2] Rohan Bopanna (IND)/ Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) vs (7) Jamie Murray (GBR)/ Bruno Soares (BRA)

Roahn-Edouard started with comfortable straight sets win against Raonic- Khachanov ... Next, they r facing the 7th seed Murray and Soares.

At $125K Zhengzhou Women's Tennis Open 2018, China

[R1] (Q) Ankita Raina (IND,194) l (5) Yingying Duan (CHN,103) 36 75 36

Doubles
[R1] Ankita Raina (IND)/ Su Jeong Jang (KOR) bt (WC) Ran Tian (CHN)/ Kai-Lin Zhang (CHN) 61 61

[QF] Ankita Raina (IND)/ Su Jeong Jang (KOR) vs (4) Yingying Duan (CHN)/ Yafan Wang (CHN)
[QF] Prarthana Thombare (IND)/ Fang Ying Xun (CHN) vs (3) Naomi Broady (GBR)/ Yanina Wickmayer (BEL)

Ankita gave another gutsy performance against higher ranked Yingying ... After losing the first set Ankita was a match point down at 3-5, from here Ankita tried superb comeback ... She won next 4 games for winning the set ... But Yingying recovered to win the decider ... Ankita will get another chance against Yingying as she and her Korean partner scored dominating win in the doubles ... They r facing 4th seed Yingying and Yafan in the quarters.

At $100K Sarasota Challenger 2018, Florida, USA

[R1] (4) Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (IND)/ Purav Raja (IND) bt (WC) Robert Galloway (USA)/ Mitchell Krueger (USA) 63 36 10-7

Purav-Jeevan scored a win in the match tie-break against wild-card pair.

At $50K+H Nanchang Challenger 2018, China

[R2] (LL) Sasi Kumar Mukund (IND,514) vs Roberto Ortega-Olmedo (ESP,319)

Doubles
[R1] Roberto Ortega-Olmedo (ESP)/ Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND) l Mao-Xin Gong (CHN)/ Ze Zhang (CHN) 36 75 11-13

[QF] (1) N. Sriram Balaji (IND)/ Vishnu Vardhan (IND) vs Kamil Majchrzak (POL)/ Toshihide Matsui (JPN)

RamK and Roberto lost against Chinese top pair in a closely fought match tie-break.

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