Ramkumar makes it to main draw at Atlanta ATP 250 : Weekly round-up for the week starting July 25, 2022

ATP/WTA tour

Ramkumar Ramanathan had good results in singles after a while as he had 2 wins over higher ranked players including one over Brit who has shot up to top 100 this year winning 4 challenger titles. However, he lost in first round of main draw against a US wild card Shelton who is current NCAA champion.

He also played doubles but lost in first round against a strong pair.

These are his results this week-

At Atlanta ATP 250, USA (Hard)

[Q1] Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,196) d. (7) Stefan Kozlov (USA,103) 60 61

[Q2] Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,196) d. (4) Jack Draper (GBR, 87) 76(6) 36 76(2)

[R1] (Q) Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND) l. (WC) Ben Shelton (USA), 26 57

[R1] Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND) / Hans Haxh Verdugo (MEX) l. (3) Rajeev Ram (USA) / Jack Sock (USA) 36 36

ATP Challenger Tour

Our players did not have much success on challenger tour playing only doubles.

At Zug Challenger 125, Switzerland (Clay)

[R1] (4) N. Sriram Balaji (IND) / Jeevan Neduncheziyan (IND) l. Maximilian Marterer (GER) / Mats Moraing (GER) 26 26

At Segovia Challenger 80, Spain (Hard)

[R1] (1) Arjun Kadhe (IND) / Piotr Matuszewski (POL) d. (WC) Adam Taylor (AUS) / Jason Taylor (USA)

[QF] ] (1) Arjun Kadhe (IND) / Piotr Matuszewski (POL) l. John Echeverria (ESP) / Alejandro Moro Canas (ESP) 26 67(5)

ITF Tour

Our players continued in Srilanka this week. 3 Indians made it to the semi finals but no title for Indians this week. S.D Prajwal Dev made to his second ITF final but lost to second seeded Ukranian after winning the first set.

These are results from QF onwards.

[QF] (5) SD Prajwal Dev (IND,776) d. Palaphoom Kovapitukted (THA,1300) 64 62
[QF] (3) Manish Sureshkumar(IND,605) d. Rishi Reddy (IND,1491) 61 63

[QF] (4) Digvijay Pratap Singh (IND,773) d. (7) Adil Kalyanpur (IND,1139) 62 61
[QF] (8) Siddharth Vishwakarma  (IND,1154) l. (2) Eric Vanshelboim (UKR,541) 16 16

[SF] (5) SD Prajwal Dev (IND,776) d. (3) Manish Sureshkumar (IND,605) 64 64

[SF] (4) Digvijay Pratap Singh (IND,773) l. (2) Eric Vanshelboim (UKR,541) 61 26 46

[F] (5) SD Prajwal Dev (IND,776) l. (2) Eric Vanshelboim (UKR,541) 61 46 26

Prajnesh has entered couple of 25K futures in Georgia in 2 weeks starting this but he had a bad loss in QF against a

At M25 Tbilisi, Georgia (Hard)

[R1] (1) Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,310) d. (Q) Lior Goldenberg (ISR,1582) 61 62

[R2] (1) Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,310) d. (Q) Daniel Ibragimov (RUS,1567) 62 62

[QF] (1) Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,310) l. Evgeny Philippov (RUS,910) 63 06 46

Ankita and Rutuja played in W25 in Great Britain in singles and doubles. They lost early in doubles but Ankita made it to singles QF with 2 good Chinese players against whom she had a losing record. However, she had a close loss against local wild card in the QF.

At W25 Nottingham,  Great Britain (Hard)

[R1] Rutuja Bhosale (IND,432) l. Haruka Kaji (JPN,545) 46 46

[R1] (4) Ankita Raina (IND,340) d. Fang Ying Xun (CHN,564) 46 76(4) 60

[R2] (4) Ankita Raina (IND,340) 36 61 63 Xinyu Gao (CHN,441)

[QF] (4) Ankita Raina (IND,340) l. (Q) Amarni Banks (GBR,1526) 61 26 57

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