Arjun Kadhe lifts doubles title at ITF M25 Villena : Week of 18th Jan – Indian Tennis Roundup

Sumit, Ankita, Divij and Rohan played in the warm up tournaments in Australia and these are their results-

At ATP 250 Murray River Open
[R1] Sumit Nagal (India,138) l. Ricardas Berankis (Lithuania,72) 26 26

[R1] Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Frederik Nielsen (DEN) l. (WC) Marc Polmans (AUS) / James Duckworth (AUS) 46 36

[R1] Divij Sharan (IND) / Igor Zelenay (CZE) d. Guileremo Duran (ARG) / Albert Ramos-Vinclos (ESP) 46 63 10-8
[R2] Divij Sharan (IND) / Igor Zelenay (CZE) l. (5) Jeremy Chardy (FRA) / Fabrice Martin (FRA) 67(5) 46

At WTA 500 Yarra Valley Classic

[R1] Ankita Raina (India,180) l. Aliona Bolsova(Spain,103) 06 36
[R1] Ankita Raina (IND) / Rosalie Van Der Hoek (NED) d. Cornelia Lister (SWE) / Alison Van Uytvanck (BEL) 76(5) 64
[R2] Ankita Raina (IND) / Rosalie Van Der Hoek (NED) l. (3) Shuko Aoyoma (JPN) / Ena Shibahara (JPN) 26 67(2)

Ramkumar loses in second round of Turkey Challenger

On the Challenger circuit, Ramkumar had a hard fought win in first round against good claycourter from Italy but lost in second round against second seeded Spaniard.
At Antalya Challenger 80, Clay

[R1] Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,187) d. (LL) Gian Marco Moroni (ITA,230) 46 64 76(6)
[R2] Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,187) l. (2) Jamie Munar (ESP,103) 46 57

[R1] Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND) / Purav Raja (IND) l. Rafael Matos (BRA) / Felipe Meligeni Rodrigues Alves (BRA) 36 46

ITF Pro Circuit

Arjun Kadhe lost in first round of singles but won the doubles title in a 25K futures in Spain

[Q1] Arjun Kadhe (IND,668) d. Louroi Martinez (SUI,NR) 67(3) 60 10-7
[Q2] Arjun Kadhe (IND,668) d. Zakhar Trapeznikov (RUS,1449) 64 61
[Q3] Arjun Kadhe (IND,668) l. Benjamin Winter Lopez (ESP,719) 67(1) 36

[R1] (LL) Arjun Kadhe (IND,668) l. Dan Added (FRA,392) 36 46


[R1] Arjun Kadhe (IND) / Dan Added (FRA) d. Alberto Barroso Campos (ESP) / Benjamin Winter Lopez (ESP) 62 75
[QF] Arjun Kadhe (IND) / Dan Added (FRA) d. Jelle Sels (NED) / Tim Van Rijthoven (NED) Walkover
[SF] Arjun Kadhe (IND) / Dan Added (FRA) d. Jonas Forejtek (CZE) / Jiri Lehecka (CZE) Walkover
[F] Arjun Kadhe (IND) / Dan Added (FRA) d. Inigo Cervantes Huegun (ESP) / Mark Vervoort (NED) 64 62

  • Zeel Desai made it to the semi finals in Tunisia

At $15K ITF Women, Monastir, Tunisia

[R1] (5) Zeel Desai (IND,636) d. Naoko Eto (JPN,1254) 60 60
[R2] (5) Zeel Desai (IND,636) d. Kathleen Kanev (GER,991) 61 36 63

[QF] (5) Zeel Desai (IND,636) d. (1) Angelica Moratelli (ITA,479) 61 62

[SF] (5) Zeel Desai (IND,636) l. (6) Manon Arcangioli (FRA,638) 46 26

Apart from this only Riya Bhatia played in the main draw in Egypt

  • Karman Kaur Thandi made a comeback to the ITF circuit but lost in third round of qualifying

At $15K ITF Women, Manacor,Spain (Hard)
[Q1] (2) Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,629) d. Clarine Lerby (NED,2142) 36 62 10-8
[Q2] (2) Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,629) d. Amandine Cazeaux (FRA,544) 64 63
[Q3] (2) Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,629) vs. Rachel Gailis (USA,1140) 64 57 4-10

Karman made the semi final in doubles but pulled out. Hope there is no recurrence of injury.

ITF Juniors –

16 year old Aman Dahiya won a J5 title in Kathmandu, Nepal without dropping a set on the way to the title

These are his results –
[R1] d. Nischal Kayastha (NEP) 61 60
[R2] d. Raghav Harsh (IND) 62 62
[QF] d. Aryan Shah (IND) 62 60
[SF] d. Valentin Faure (Fra) 61 61
[F] d. Tomas Quesada Perez (Esp) 62 62

Aman Dahiya won the singles title
Aryan Lakshmanan and Aryan Shah – ITF J5 Kathmandu – Doubles champions

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