Nagal becomes the new Indian No.1, Kadhe lifts Men’s Doubles Trophy at M15 Pune: Week of 22nd Mar – Indian Tennis Roundup

ATP/ WTA tour

With only 1 off tournament this year, only Rohan played at Miami ATP for us and lost in first round.

At Miami ATP 1000

[R1] Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Benoit Paire (FRA) l. (8) Pierre Hughes Herbert (FRA) / Nicolas Mahut (FRA) 36 26

ATP Challenger Tour

Sumit started his European clay season with a challenger in Croatia. He made it to the QF where he was upset by an in-form player from Bosnia- Hergovania. With his run in Zadar, he overtakes Prajnesh Gunnwswaran as the number one player in India.

Purav played at a challenger in Switzerland and lost in QF too.

These are their results –

At Zadar Challenger 80, Croatia ( Clay)

[R1] (2) Sumit Nagal (IND,139) d. Nino Serdarusic (CRO,305) 75 64

[R2] (2) Sumit Nagal (IND,139) d. (WC) Frane Nincevic (CRO,1645) 60 61

[QF] (2) Sumit Nagal (IND,139) l. Nerman Fatic (BIH, 381) 75 36 57

At Lugano Challenger 80, Switzerland

[R1] (2) Purav Raja (IND) / Tristan-Samuel Weissborn (AUT) d. (WC) Daniil Goulbev (RUS) / Evgenii Tiurnev (RUS) 64 36 10-7

[QF] (2) Purav Raja (IND) / Tristan-Samuel Weissborn (AUT) l. Syzman Walkow (POL) / Jan Zielinski (POL) 46 26

ITF circuit

Karman Kaur Thandi continue her comeback with a very good semi final run where she lost in a close semi final after missing 3 match points. Nontheless, Karman seems to be improving with every week and will hopefully back to her previous best soon.

Indian mens future circuit restarted after a week’s break and this time there was a good run by Manish Sureshkumar who had 3 good wins over foreign players before losing in the semi final against eventual champion from USA. Arjun Kadhe & Swiss partner Luca Castelnuovo lifted the Men’s doubles trophy.

These are the results of this week-

At W15 ITF Tunisia 12A, Monastir

[R1] Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,634) d. (3) Mallaurie Noel (FRA,505) 76(4) 64

[R2] Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,634) d.  Laetitia Pulchartova (CZE, 897) 62 62

[QF] Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,634) d. Amy Zhu (USA,617) 64 61

[SF] Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,634) l. (2) Suzan Lamens (NED,427) 63 46 67(5)

At Pune ITF M15

[R1] (6) Manish Sureshkumar (IND,666) d. Lorenzo Bocchi (ITA,757) 61 64

[R1] (WC) Dhruv Sunish (IND,1011) l. (2) Simon Carr (IRL,543) 26 63 46

[R1] (1) Siddharth Rawat (IND,473) l. Dalibor Svrcina (CZE,863)

[R1] Ishaque Eqbal (IND, 2013) d. Luca Castelnuevo (SUI,696) 63 20 retd

[R1] (7) Arjun Kadhe (IND,713) d. Prajwal Dev (IND,963) 63 76(3)

[R1] Niki Kaliyanda Poonacha (IND,861) l. (Q) Henry Patten (GBR,1187) 16 retd.

[R1] Atharv Sharma (IND,1838) l. (4) Oliver Crawford (USA,576) 16 06

[R1] Dev Javia (IND,NR) l. Sai Karteek Reddy Ganta (IND,NR) 67(2) 46

[R1] Ranjit Virali-Murugesan (IND,1571) l.  Dominik Palan (CZE,927) 67(6) 16

[R1] Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam (IND,929) l. (8) Zane Khan (USA,643) 26 06

[R1] Vijay Sunder Prashnath (IND,1350) d. Faisal Qamar (IND,1379) 64 62

[R1] Aryan Goveas (IND,871) l. (5) Jonathan Mridha (SWE,584) 67(3) 57

[R1] (Q) Paras Dahiya (IND,1396) l.  Suraj Prabodh (IND,1448) 26 67(10)

[R1] Karan Singh (IND,NR) l. Filip Bergevi (SWE,731) 26 57

[R2] Vijay Sunder Prashnath (IND,1350) l. (8) Zane Khan (USA,643) 36 57
[R2] (Q) Ishaque Iqbal (IND,2013) l. (3) Aidan Mchugh (GBR,544) 16 36
[R2] (Q) Paras Dahiya (IND,1396) l. (5) Jonathan Mridha (SWE,584) 16 75 57

[R2] (6) Manish Sureshkumar (IND,666) d. Zsombor Velcz (HUN,1757) 36 76(5) 64
[R2] (7) Arjun Kadhe (IND,713) d. Dominik Palan (CZE,927) 16 76(4) 76(5)

[QF] (6) Manish Sureshkumar (IND,666) d. (Q) Henry Patten (GBR,1187) 36 76(3) 64
[QF] (7) Arjun Kadhe (IND,713) l. (4) Oliver Crawford (USA,576) 36 67(5)

[SF] (6) Manish Sureshkumar (IND,666) l. (4) Oliver Crawford (USA,576) 46 26

ITF Juniors

Boy’s singles –
Winner: Denim Yadav
Runner up: Yuvan Nandal

Girl’s singles –
Winner: Lakshanya Vishwanath
Runner up: Sonal Paygonda Patil

Boy’s doubles
Winner: Aayush P. Bhat 🇺🇸/ Maanav Jain
Runner up: Denim Yadav / Yuvan Nandal

Girl’s doubles
Winner: Madhurima Sawant / Nandini Dixit
Runner up: Saina Deshpande 🇺🇸/ Arunkumar Lakshmi Prabha

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