Ankita, Mukund and Jennifer make it to ITF finals.

ATP/WTA tour

Rohan Bopanna along with Matwe Middlekop ran into Denis Shapavalov in third straight week and after winning for 2 straight weeks, Rohan and Matwe this time lost in a close match against Denis and Karen.

Sania got back with Lucie Hradecka this week at Cincinnati but lost in second round.  

These are results of Rohan and Sania this week-

At ATP Masters 1000 Cincinnati, USA

[R1] Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Matwe Middlelkoop (NED) l. Denis Shapovalov (CAN)/ Karen Khachanov (RUS) 67(6) 76(12) 6-10

At WTA1000, Cincinnati (hard)

[R1] Lucie Hradecka (CZE)/ Sania Mirza (IND) d. Caroline Garcia (FRA)/ Petra Martic (CRO), 16 63 (11-9)

[R2] Lucie Hradecka (CZE)/ Sania Mirza (IND) l. (7) Ludmila Kichenok (UKR)/ Jelena Ostapenko (LAT), 26 46

ATP Challenger Tour

This week 3 of our all Indian pairs played in on challenger tour in different tournaments in North America and Europe. Yuki and Saketh reached SF in Vancouver challenger in Canada before losing in a close match against a tough pair.

These are their results this week-

At ATP Challenger 125 , Vancouver (hard), Canada,

[R1] (PR) Yuki Bhambri (IND)/ Saketh Myneni (IND) d. Ruben Bemelmans (BEL)/ Zizou Bergs (BEL), 64 26 (10-5)

[QF] (PR) Yuki Bhambri (IND)/ Saketh Myneni (IND) d. (WC) Alexis Galarneau (CAN)/ Benjamin Sigouin (CAN) 64 64

[SF] (PR) Yuki Bhambri (IND)/ Saketh Myneni (IND) l. Treat Huey (PHI) / John-Patrick Smith (AUS)16 76(2) 7-10

At ATP Challenger 125 ,Santa Domingo (Green clay), Dominican Republic

[R1] Purav Raja (IND)/ Divij Sharan (IND) l. (WC) Peter Bertran (DOM)/ Victor Estrella Burgos (DOM) 76(4) 67(4) 6-10

At ATP Challenger 90, Grodzisk Mazowiecki (Hard), Poland

[R1] N.Sriram Balaji (IND)/ Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (IND) d. Boris Arias (BOL)/ Federico Zeballos (BOL) 26 76(3) 10-8

[QF] N.Sriram Balaji (IND)/ Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (IND) l. (3) Romain Arneodo (MON) / Jonny O’Mara (GBR) 57 67(6)

ITF Tour

Some good performances on ITF tour as Ankita Raina, Sasi Kumar Mukund and Jennifer Luikham all made it to the final in Europe, Asia and Africa respectively but all of them lost in final against lower ranked Asian players.

Prarthana Thombare made the doubles final in Serbia.

Mukund runner up in Jakarta
Prarthana final in Serbia

These are their results on ITF tour-

At W25 Aldershot, GBR (hard)

[Q1] (7) Humera Baharmus (IND,905) d. (WC) Erin Pearce (GBR, NR), 75 62
[Q2] (7) Humera Baharmus (IND,905) d. (11) Danielle Daley (GBR,1179) 61 64

[R1] (5) Ankita Raina (IND,340) d. (Q) Andre Lukosiute (LTU,95), 64 62
[R1] (Q) Humera Baharmus (IND,905) l. (6) En Shuo Liang (TPE,360), 06 16

[R2] (5) Ankita Raina (IND,340) d. (Q) Talia Neilson Gatenby (GBR,712), 63 62

[QF] (5) Ankita Raina (IND,340) d. Naiktha Bains (GBR,432), 67(3) 61 63

[SF] (5) Ankita Raina (IND,340) d. Haruka Kaji (JPN,599)  67(5) 75 60

[F] (5) Ankita Raina (IND,340) l. (8) Joanna Garland (TPE,495), 26 46

At W25 Ourense – Pereiro de Aguiar, Spain (Hard)

[R1] Rutuja Bhosale (IND,430) d. Sowjanya Bavisetti (IND,525) 62 62

[R2] Rutuja Bhosale (IND,430) l. (3) Yvonne Cavelle-Reimers (ESP,277) 75 57 26

At W15 Monastir, Tunisia (hard)

[R1] (5) Jennifer Luikham (IND,789) d. Feryel Ben Hassen (TUN, ITF/1544), 63 61
[R2] (5) Jennifer Luikham (IND,789) d. Na Dong (CHN, ITF/1274), 75 62
[QF] (5) Jennifer Luikham (IND,789) d. Hwiwon Wi (KOR, 986) 62 62

[SF] (5) Jennifer Luikham (IND,789) d. (Q) Anastasia Lamachline (PER,ITF-982) 76(0) 36 63

[F] (5) Jennifer Luikham (IND,789) l. (3) Saki Inamura (JPN,672) 16 16

At M15 Jakarta, Indonesia

[R1] (1) Sasi Kumar Mukund (IND,440) d. Anthony Susanto (INA,NR)

[R2] (1) Sasi Kumar Mukund (IND,440) d. Takuya Kumasaka (JPN,995) 64 63

[QF] (1) Sasi Kumar Mukund (IND,440) d. (6) Moerani Bouzige (AUS,611) 63 61

[SF] (1) Sasi Kumar Mukund (IND,440) d. (4) Yuki Mochizuki (JPN,604), 63 16 64

[F] (1) Sasi Kumar Mukund (IND,440) l. (2) Shintaro Imai (JPN,486) 36 36

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