Rohan Bopanna makes it to the QF at ATP 250 Geneva : Week of 17th May – Indian Tennis Roundup


This week Rohan Bopanna played with Croatian Franko Skugor in Geneva ATP and after getting a walkover in first round they fell in match tie break in QF. Divij Sharan played in Lyon with same partner with whom he had some success last week but lost in first round against 4th seeds after a good start winning the first set. Prajnesh played in singles qualifying at Geneva and took a set off in-form American Mackenzie Mcdonald but could not press for a win.

Ankita Raina had to undergo 10 day quarantine period in Spain because of inconsistent interpretation of rules. So, she missed last week’s 60K in Spain and singles qualies this week at WTA Belgrade.

She did play doubles at Belgrade thogh but lost in first round, in match tie breaker.

These are their results this week-

At Gonet Geneva Open ATP 250, Switzerland (Clay)

[Q1] Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,148) l. (5) Mackenzie Mcdonald (USA,120) 36 63 36

[R1] (4) Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Franko Skugor (CRO) d. Pablo Cuveas (URU)/ Guido Pella (ARG) walkover
[QF] (4) Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Franko Skugor (CRO) l. Ariel Behar (URU) / Gonzalo Escobar (ECU) 36 63 11-13

At Lyon ATP 250, France (Clay)
[R1] Divij Sharan (IND) / Sander Arends (NED) l. (4) Hugo Nys (MON) / Tim Puetz (GER) 63 26 1-10

At Belgrade WTA 250, Serbia
[R1] Ankita Raina (IND) / Mihaela Buzarnescu (ROM) l. Ludmiya Marozava (BEL) / Andrea Mitu (ROM) 36 64 6-10

ITF Tour

Karman Kaur Thandi and Riya Bhatia played in qualifying for 25K in Spain but both lost in final qualifying round.

At ITF W25 Platja D’Aro, Spain (Clay)

[Q1] Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,583) d. Chery Darley (GBR,1791) 60 63
[Q1] (3) Riya Bhatia (IND,354) d. Esther Lopez Alcaraz (ESP,NR) 61 63

[Q2] Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,583) d. Vlada Koval (RUS,400) 63 36 10-7
[Q2] (3) Riya Bhatia (IND,354) d. Lucia Llinares Domingo (ESP,NR) 63 62

[Q3] Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,583) l. Andreea Prisacariu (ROM,511) 36 75 7-10
[Q3] (3) Riya Bhatia (IND,354) l. Andreea Amalia Rosca (ROM,422) 57 26

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