ITF Jodhpur $25k (Women)-

As a top seed Ankita Raina put up a dominant display to win yet another 25K title in Jodhpur this week without dropping a set. This was her seventh 25K title and her second title this year. With this she will move up past her previous career high ranking of 164 and just inside top 160.

Rutuja wins doubles title along with Japanese partner.

Photo Credits: Jodhpur Open

These are their summarised results this week-

[R1] (6) Riya Bhatia (IND,349) d. Jennifer Luikham (IND,906) 64 76(4)
[R1] (Q) Humera Begum Shaik (IND,NR) l. Michika Ozeki (JPN,516) 57 26

[R1] (WC) Mihika Yadav (IND,937) d (WC) Nikola Breckova (CZE,944) 75 63

[R1] (1) Ankita Raina (IND,176) d. Bojana Marinkovic (SRB,809) 75 61
[R1] (Q) Nidhi Chilumula (IND,NR) l. Sakura Hondo (JPN,562) 57 06

[R1] Sowjanya Bavisetti (IND,626) d. (5) Valeriya Strakhova (UKR,373) 63 64
[R1] Zeel Desai (IND,675) l. Miyabi Inoue (JPN,592) 63 57 26
[R1] Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,587) l. (7) Berfu Cengiz (TUR,451) 63 36 26
[R1] Sathwika Sama (IND,892) d. (Q) Saumya Vig (IND,1282) 63 64

[R1] (8) Rutuja Bhosale (IND,458) d. (Q) Sri Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy (IND,1282) 63 62

[R1] (Q) Soha Sadiq (IND,NR) l. (2) Jodie Anna Burrage (GBR,306) 16 26

[R2] (1) Ankita Raina (IND,176) d. Sakura Hondo (JPN,562) 62 63
[R2] (6) Riya Bhatia (IND,349) d. (WC) Mihika Yadav (IND,937) 64 67(3) 64
[R2] (8) Rutuja Bhosale (IND,458) d. Anchisa Chanta (THA,731) 64 61
[R2] Sowjanya Bavisetti (IND,626) l. Miyabi Inoue (JPN,592) 36 16
[R2] Sathwika Sama (IND,892) l. (2) Jodie Anna Burrage (GBR,306) 06 57

[QF] (1) Ankita Raina (IND,176) d. (6) Riya Bhatia (IND,349) 61 61

[QF] (8) Rutuja Bhosale (IND,458) l. (4) Nudnida Luangnam (THA,347) 67(4) 67(1)

[SF] (1) Ankita Raina (IND,176) d. (4) Nudnida Luangnam (THA,347) 63 62

[F] (1) Ankita Raina (IND,176) d. (7) Berfu Cengiz (TUR,451) 75 61

Photo Credits: Jodhpur Open

Doubles results –

[R1] (1) Rutuja BHOSALE (IND)/ Miyabi INOUE (JPN) d. Anchisa CHANTA (THA)/ Supapitch KUEARUM (THA), 64 61
[R1] Ekaterina NIKIFOROVA (RUS)/ Saumya VIG (IND) d. Sakura HONDO (JPN) Michika OZEKI (JPN), 63 26 [8]
[R1] Sowjanya BAVISETTI (IND)/ Nikola BRECKOVA (CZE) d. (3) Riya BHATIA (IND)/ Berfu CENGIZ (TUR), 36 63 [6]
[R1] Jennifer LUIKHAM (IND)/ Mihika YADAV (IND) d. Minami AKIYAMA (JPN)/ Ashmitha EASWARAMURTHI (IND), 64 36 [11]
[R1] Evgeniya BURDINA (RUS)/ Valeriya STRAKHOVA (UKR) d. Zeel DESAI (IND)/ Caroline ROMEO (FRA), 64 61
[R1] (4) Snehal MANE (IND)/ Ankita RAINA (IND) d. (WC) Lakshanya CHOUDHARY (IND)/ Jigyasa NARSINGHANI (IND), 61 60
[R1] (WC) Prerna BHAMBRI (IND)/ Nidhi CHILUMULA (IND) d. (WC) Vaidehi CHAUDHARI (IND)/ Sathwika SAMA (IND), 62 62
[R1] Mihaela DJAKOVIC (SRB) Bojana MARINKOVIC (SRB) d. (2) Nudnida LUANGNAM (THA)/ Prarthana G. THOMBARE (IND), 63 36 [7]

[QF] (1) Rutuja BHOSALE (IND)/ Miyabi INOUE (JPN) d. Ekaterina NIKIFOROVA (RUS)/ Saumya VIG (IND), 62 75
[QF] Sowjanya BAVISETTI (IND)/ Nikola BRECKOVA (CZE) d. Jennifer LUIKHAM (IND)/ Mihika YADAV (IND), 64 62
[QF] (4) Snehal MANE (IND)/ Ankita RAINA (IND) d. Evgeniya BURDINA (RUS)/ Valeriya STRAKHOVA (UKR), 63 64
[QF] (WC) Prerna BHAMBRI (IND)/ Nidhi CHILUMULA (IND) d. Mihaela DJAKOVIC (SRB) Bojana MARINKOVIC (SRB), 75 57 [4]

[SF] (1) Rutuja BHOSALE (IND)/ Miyabi INOUE (JPN) d. Sowjanya BAVISETTI (IND)/ Nikola BRECKOVA (CZE), 62 63
[SF] (4) Snehal MANE (IND)/ Ankita RAINA (IND) d. (WC) Prerna BHAMBRI (IND)/ Nidhi CHILUMULA (IND), 61 75


(1) Rutuja Bhosale (IND)/ Miyabi Inoue (JPN) d. (4) Snehal Mane (IND)/ Ankita Raina (IND) 46 64 10-8

Photo Credits: Jodhpur Open

ATP Challenger Tour –

Mukund and Ramkumar played singles this week in Germany and USA respectively. Mukund came up with a few very good wins before losing to the second seed in third round. Ramkumar had a disappointing first round loss.

Purav and Jeevan/Balaji played doubles on challenger tour in Europe but did not have much success.

These are their summarised results-

At €46.6K+H Koblenz Challenger 2020, Germany

[R1] (Q) Sasikumar Mukund (IND,282) d. Filip Cristian Jianu (ROU,410) 63 62

[R2] (Q) Sasikumar Mukund (IND,282) d. (15) Lucas Miedler (AUT,231), 76(3) 64

(Q) Sasikumar Mukund (IND,282) l.  Yannick Hanfmann (GER,149) 57 46

[R1] N. Sriram Balaji (IND)/ Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (IND) l (3) Andre Begemann (GER)/ Florin Mergea (ROU) 67(6) 64 6-10

At the € 46,600 Bergamo Challenger, hard

Photo Credits: Antonio Milesi/ATP Bergamo Challenger Team

[R1] (1) Purav Raja (IND)/ Adil Shamasdin (CAN) d. Nino Serdarusic (CRO)/ Chun-hsin Tseng (TPE), 64 36 [10-3]

[QF] (1) Purav Raja (IND)/ Adil Shamasdin (CAN) l Zdenek Kolar (CZE)/ Julian Ocleppo (ITA) 36 57


At $54K+H Morelos Open Credito Real 2020, Mexico

[R2] (4) Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,174) l Guilherme Clezar (BRA,297) 67(5) 64 46

[R1] Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND)/ Harry Bourcher (AUS) d. (WC) Guilherme Clezar (BRA)/ Manuel Sanchez (MEX) 57 64 10-0

[QF] Harry Bourchier (AUS)/ Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND) l. (1) Luke Saville (AUS)/ John-Patrick Smith (AUS) 36 46

ATP Tour

Rohan and Divij played doubles in France and US respectively but both lost in the QF in tough matches.

Photo Credits: Open 13 Provence/Corinne Dubreuil

At € 769,670 Marseille ATP (hard)

[R1] Rohan Bopanna (IND)/ Denis Shapovalov (CAN) d. Simone Belelli (ITA)/ Jannik Sinner (ITA), 67(6) 63 [10-6]
[QF] Rohan Bopanna (IND)/ Denis Shapovalov (CAN) l. Frederik Nielsen (DEN)/ Tim Puetz (GER), 57 76(3) [8-10]

At $673K Delray Beach Open 2020, U.S.A.

Photo Credits: Andrew Patron – Delray Beach Open by VITACOST.com


[R1] Divij Sharan (IND)/ Artem Sitak (NZL) bt Andre Goransson (SWE)/ Ugo Humbert (FRA) 57 64 10-7

[QF] Divij Sharan (IND)/ Artem Sitak (NZL) l (1) Bob Bryan (USA)/ Mike Bryan (USA) 62 46 3-10

ITF Juniors-

Tanisha Kashyap partnernering Natalia Perez of Puerto Rico lifted the Girls’ Doubles Trophy at J4 Event in Guatemala City. The duo beat Canadian pair of Bianca Jolie Fernandez/ Stefanie Frias da silva 6-3 6-0 in the finals.

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