Rishab Agarwal upsets 2nd seed at ITF M15 Futures in Spain : Week of 10th May – Indian Tennis Roundup

ATP Tour

Rohan Bopanna again played with Dennis Shapavalov but this time lost in first round of Rome Masters. 

These are their results this week-

At ATP Rome Masters 1000, Italy (Clay)-
[R1] Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Dennis Shapovalov (CAN) l. Marcus Daniell (NZL) / Philip Oswald (AUT) 46 46

ATP Challenger Tour

Sumit Nagal reached yet another challenger quarter final with couple of good wins before losing to eventual champion Zapata Barnalles in QF. Divij got together with a new partner Sander Arends of Netherlands and finally got back to back wins before losing in the SF to eventual champions from US. Prajnesh lost in first round of same challenger after leading 4-1 in first set.   

Ramkumar Ramanathan made his comeback after close to 2 months break at Zagreb Challenger in Croatia and qualified thru with a couple of good wins before losing in the first round to eventual champion. 

These are their results –

At Heilbronn Challenger 100, Germany (Clay)

[R1] Sumit Nagal (IND,140) d. (6) Denis Kudla (USA,117) 75 16 61 
[R1] Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,148) l. Alessandro Giannessi (ITA,159) 67(4) 16 

[R2] Sumit Nagal (IND,140) d. Antoine Hoang (FRA,131) 16 61 64
[QF] Sumit Nagal (IND,140) l. Barnabe Zapata Miralles (ESP,139) 16 36

[R1] (2) Divij Sharan (IND) / Sander Arends (NED) d. Taro Daniel (JPN) / Bernabe Zapata Miralles (ESP) 62 75
[QF] (2) Divij Sharan (IND) / Sander Arends (NED) vs. Marc Polmans (AUS) / Artem Sitak (NZL) 6-2 3-6 10-8
[SF] (2) Divij Sharan (IND) / Sander Arends (NED) l. (3) Nathaniel Lammons (USA) / Jackson Withrow (USA) 36 36

At Zagreb Challenger 80, Croatia (Clay)

[Q1] (6) Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,217) d. (WC) Frane Nincevic (CRO,1072) 64 63
[Q2] (6) Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,215) d. (2) Zhizhen Zhang (CHN,186) 63 76(3)
[R1] (Q) Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,215) l. (Q) Sabestian Baez (ARG,218) 46 06

Images from their matches are below –

ITF Tour

Rishab Agarwal qualified for the main draw of M15 at Spain and pulled off a big upset win over second seed and top 400 player in first round of main draw but lost in second round. 

Sasi Kumar Mukund lost in round of M25 at Prague.

At M25 Prague, Czech Republic (Clay)

[R1] Sasi Kumar Mukund (IND,320) d. (Q) Vaclav Safranek (CZE,374) 31 retd.
[R2] Sasi Kumar Mukund (IND,320) l. (4) Chung Shin Tseng (TPE,277) 36 36

At ITF M15, Vallodreiz, Spain (Clay)

[Q1] Rishab Agarwal (IND,945) d. Sandro Szic (POL,NR) 62 60
[Q2] Rishab Agarwal (IND,945) d. (14) Benjamin Winter Lopez (ESP,709) 61 57 10-8
[Q3] Rishab Agarwal (IND,945) d. Antonio Cayetano March (ECU,764) 57 64 12-10

[R1] (Q) Rishab Agarwal (IND,945) d. (2) Oriol Roca Batalla (ESP,362) 75 26 76(5)

[R2] (Q) Rishab Agarwal (IND,945) vs. (Q) Louis Dussin (FRA,851) 46 57

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