Sumit, Ankita and Ramkumar out in Second Round of Roland Garros Qualifying: Week of 24th May – Indian Tennis Roundup

French Open-

3 men ( Sumit, Prajnesh and Ramkumar) and 1 women ( Ankita ) played in French open qualifying. Except for Prajnesh, other 3 made it to the second qualifying round but all of them lost their second matches.

Ankita & Ramkumar in action at the Roland Garros Qualifying

These are their results –

[Q1] (32) Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,151) l. Oscar Otte (GER,152) 26 26

[Q1] (27) Sumit Nagal (IND,142) d. Roberto Marcora (ITA,191) 63 63

[Q1] Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,215) d. Michael Mmoh (USA,169) 26 76(4) 63

[Q1] Ankita Raina (IND,182) d. Arina Rodionova (AUS,167) 36 61 64

[Q2] (27) Sumit Nagal (IND, 142) l. Alejandro Tabilo (CHI, 166) 36 36
[Q2] Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND, 215) l. Denis Istomin (UZB, 203) 16 26

[Q2] Ankita Raina (IND,182) l. (17) Greet Minnen (BEL,125) 26 06

Incidently, those who beat Prajnesh, Ramkumar and Ankita went on to qualify for the main draw.

ATP/WTA tour-

Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan lost in the first round of their matches on Belgrade ATP.

At ATP 250, Belgrade, Serbia, Clay

[R1] (1) Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Franko Skugor (CRO) l. Fredrico Delbonis (ARG) / Artem Sitak (NZL) 36 64 8-10

[R1] Divij Sharan (IND) / John-Patrick Smith (AUS) l. Andre Goranson (SWE)/ Rafael Matos (BRA) 46 75 6-10

At WTA 250 Strasbourg, France (Clay)

On WTA tour, Karman Kaur Thandi played in qualifying of Stutgartt WTA and had a good first roud qualifying win over an in-form Chinese player before losing in the second round to former world junior #1 after taking the first set.

[Q1] Karman Aura Thandi (IND,583) d. (11) Qinwen Zheng (CHN,253) 64 46 76(1)

[Q2] Karman Aura Thandi (IND,583) l. Diane Perry (FRA,291) 62 46 26

Photo :Michel Grass /C’est Qui Maurice

ITF Tour-

Riya Bhatia played in 25K tournament in Lativia and had a good win over fomer top 50 Uzbek player but lost against a qualifier in second round.

Photo Courtesy:Latvian Tennis Federation

At ITF W25 Liepaja, Latvia (Clay)

[R1] (6) Riya Bhatia (IND,357) d. Akgul Amanmurdova (UZB,428) 64 64

[R2] (6) Riya Bhatia (IND,357) l. Federica Arcidiacono (ITA,688) 26 36

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