Friday, April 20, 2018

Tennis News

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

[QF] Rohan Bopanna (IND)/ Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) bt Juan Sebastián Cabal (COL)/ Robert Farah (COL) 64 64

[SF] Rohan Bopanna (IND)/ Edouard Roger-Vasselin (FRA) vs (3) Oliver Marach (AUT)/ Mate Pavic (CRO)

Roahn-Edouard r in the semis with straight sets win over Colombian pair ... In the semis, they r facing the 3rd seed pairing of Pavic and Marach.

At $50K+H Nanchang Challenger 2018, China

[QF] (4) Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,116) l Aleksandr Nedovyesov (KAZ,242) 26 57
[QF] Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,266) l (3) Quentin Halys (FRA,118) 46 36

Prajnesh gave decent fighting performance against claycourt specialist Frenchman Halys ... Halys took an early break to lead 1-4, but Prajnesh took advantage of Halys's loose service game in the 7th game and broke him, 3-4 ... Halys broke Prajnesh in the 10th game for winning the set ... In the second set, Halys broke Prajnesh in the 2nd game to lead 0-3 and kept that advantage for winning the match ... Prajnesh hurried to finish the points and other hand Halys played steady tennis for this win ... With this loss, it would be difficult for Prajnesh to qualify for French open qualifying.

RamK struggled with his overall game against Nedo and he took full advantage of it beating RamK in straight sets ... RamK struggled his serve and backhand wasn't working ... Nedo broke him in the 5th and the 7th games for winning the first set comfortably ... In the second set, RamK improved his game but Nedo played consistent tennis and broke him in the 11th game and then held his serve for a win.


At $15K ITF Women's Tennis Tournament 2018, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

[R1] (WC) Sai Samhitha Chamarthi (IND,929) bt (Q) Nidhi Chilumula (IND,963) 64 61
[R2] (WC) Sai Samhitha Chamarthi (IND,929) bt (Q) Jelena Stojanovic (AUS,821) 63 63
[QF] (WC) Sai Samhitha Chamarthi (IND,929) bt (4) Julia Terziyska (BUL,552) 75 2-2 retd

[SF] (WC) Sai Samhitha Chamarthi (IND,929) vs Dasha Ivanova (USA,674)

Sai Samhitha Chamarthi had a terrific run in Egypt futures ... With three good wins she is in the semis and facing higher ranked American, Dasha Ivanova.

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Asian Games 2018

At the 18th Asian Games - Jakarta Palembang 2018, , Indonesia PC to PTI photos Men's Freestyle 65 kg - Gold Medal Bajrang Punia ...