Karman finishes runner up at W60 in Sumter, USA :  Weekly round-up for the week starting June 12

ATP Tour

Pair of Rohan Bopanna and Mathew Ebden started their grass court campaign by making SF at Stuggart ATP 250 as top seeds but lost in a close match against 4th seeded German team.

Ankita Raina played singles qualifying at Grass court WTA tournament in Netherlands but lost in final qualifying round.

At Stuttgart ATP 250, Grass

[R1] (1) Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Mathew Ebden (AUS) d. Romain Arneodo (MON) /Gregoire Barrere (FRA) 60 63

[QF] (1) Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Mathew Ebden (AUS) d. Lorenzo Musetti (ITA) /Lorenzo Sonego (ITA) 61 75

[SF] (1) Rohan Bopanna (IND) / Mathew Ebden (AUS) l. (4) Kevin Krawietz (GER) /Tim Puetz (GER) 67(6) 76(12) 4-10

At Libema Open (s’Hertogenbosh, Netherlands WTA 250, Grass

[R1]  (9) Ankita Raina (IND,215) d. Ellen Perez (AUS,367) 63 75

[Q2] (9) Ankita Raina (IND,215) l. Emina Bektas (IND,184) 36 75 36

ATP Challenger Tour

There was not much success on challenger tour this week. Only Sumit Nagal played singles and lost in first round against 4th seed.

In doubles, one best result was from 22 year old Rithvik Choudary Bolipalli who reached his first challenger SF before losing to top seeds in a close match.

These are results of our players on challenger tour-

At Bratislava Challenger 100, Slovakia (Clay)

[R1] Sumit Nagal (IND,227) l. (4) Zsmombor Piros (HUN,123) 26 57

At Nottingham Challenger 125, Great Britain (Grass)

[R1] (2) Yuki Bhambri (IND) /Saketh Myneni (IND) d. Yu Hsiou Hsu (TPE) /Luke Saville (AUS) 676 61 10-5

[R1] Anirudh Chandrasekar (IND) /Vijay Sundar Prashanth (IND) d. Arthur Cazaux (FRA) /Laurent Lokoli (FRA) 76(5) 63

[R1] Purav Raja (IND) /Divij Sharan (IND) l. (WC) Toby Samuel (GBR) /Connor Thomson (GBR) 36 26

[R1] N.Sriram Balaji (IND) /Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi (PAK) l. Liam Broady (GBR) /Jonny O’Mara (GBR) 46 46

[QF] (2) Yuki Bhambri (IND) /Saketh Myneni (IND) l. Liam Broady (GBR) /Jonny O’Mara (GBR) 16 46

[QF] Anirudh Chandrasekar (IND) /Vijay Sundar Prashanth (IND) l. (WC) Jacob Fearnley (GBR)/ Johannus Monday (GBR) 67(4) 36

At the Carribean Open ATP Challenger 75

[R1] Rithvik Choudary Bolipalli (IND) / Colin Sinclair (NMI) d. Calum Puttergill (AUS)/ Kelsey Stevenson (CAN) 76(4) 57 10-7

[QF] Rithvik Choudary Bolipalli (IND) / Colin Sinclair (NMI) d. Skander Mansouri (TUN)/ Jose Rubin Statham (NZL)

[SF] Rithvik Choudary Bolipalli (IND) / Colin Sinclair (NMI) l. (1) Evan King (USA) /Reese Stalder (USA) 76(3) 36 2-10

ITF Tour

On ITF tour, Karman Kaur Thandi had a great run to the final of W60 at Sumter, SC, USA.

Other Indian Rutuja, Sowjanya and Riya also played here but unfortunately Rutuja who has been good form of late had to reture in her first round match and Riya/Sowjanya lost early.

These are the results at Sumter.

At W60 Sumter, SC, USA (Hard)

[Q1] (2) Sowjanya Bavisetti (IND,757) d. Emma Lella (USA,ITF 1018) 63 62

[Q2] (2) Sowjanya Bavisetti (IND,757) l. (9) Layne Sleeth (CAN,1041) 16 16

[R1] Riya Bhatia (IND,710) l. (WC) Victoria Osuigwe (USA,720) 67(3) 16

[R1] Rutuja Bhosale (IND,313) vs. (Q) Martina Okalova (SVK,732), 16 03 RET.

[R1] (2) Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,268) d. Rasheeda McAdoo (USA,717) 62 61

[R2] (2) Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,263) d. Veronika Miroschnichencko (RUS,407), 63 36 75

[QF] (2) Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,263) d. (6) Grace Min (USA,413) 63 36 62

[SF] (2) Karman Kaur Thandi (IND,263) d. (5) Maria Mateas (USA,360), 75 63

Another good result on womens ITF tour was Humera Baharamus making the singles semi final after beating top seeded Japanese in the QF.

These are the results at Thailand ITF W15.

At Thailand W15,

[R1] Vaishnavi Adkar (IND,1211) l. (1) Haruna Arakawa (JPN,447), 36 46
[R1] Akanksha Dileep Nitture (IND,1288) d. (Q) Yatawee Chimcham (ITF-1976), 26 16
[R1] Humera Baharmus (IND,839) d. (Q) Ariana Gogulina (KAZ,NR), 63 63

[R2] Humera Baharmus (IND,839) d. Chisa Hosonuma (JPN,1159) 61 62

[QF] Humera Baharmus (IND,839) d. (1) Haruna Arakawa (JPN,447) 76(5) 31 retd.

[SF] Humera Baharmus (IND,839) l. (3) Nicole Khirin (ISR,684) 26 46

On the mens tour, our players played in Thailand, Spain, Indonesia, USA, Iran and Italy but only Siddharth Vishwakarma in Thailand was able to make it to QF stage at singles.

One good result was 17 year old Rushil Khosla qualifying in and winning a round in main draw at an Italian futures on clay. It is not easy to beat these local players on clay.

In doubles, pair of  Siddhant Banthia and Sai Karteek Reddy Ganta  won the doubles title at M15 in Indonesia  while Ramkumar Ramamathan and Parikshit Somani finished runner up at M25 in Spain.

These are results of our players on mens ITF tour-

At Thailand M25,

[R1] Siddharth Vishwakarma (IND,880) d. (Q) Pol Wattanakul (THA,1423) 41 RET.
[R1] S D Prajwal Dev (IND,682) d. Palaphoom Kovapitukted (THA,704) 63 64

[R2] Siddharth Vishwakarma (IND,880) d. (4) Blake Ellis (AUS,486) 36 64 63
[R2] S D Prajwal Dev (IND,682) l. (5) Philip Sekulic (AUS,481) 26 46

[QF] Siddharth Vishwakarma (IND,880) l. (5) Philip Sekulic (AUS,481) 36 36

At the M25 Martos ITF, Spain (Hard)

[R1] (3) Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,506) l.(WC) Pedro Vives Marcos (ESP,1795) 46 67(5)

At Jakarta M15, Indonesia,

[R1] (LL) Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam (IND,1622) l. Sora Fukuda (JPN,938), 36 16
[R1] Siddhant Banthia (IND,1563) l. (WC) Justin Barki (INA,1043), 46 16
[R1] (5) Manish Sureshkumar (IND,729) l. (Q) Patrik Oplustil (CZE,1597), 64 26 02 RET.
[R1] (4) Sidharth Rawat (IND,680) l. Yuta Kawahashi (JPN,781), 57 57
[R1] (3) Digvijay Pratap Singh (IND,493) l. Millen Hurrion (GBR,973), 16 46
[R1] (Q) Shivank Bhatnagar (IND,1909) d. (WC) Claudio Renardi Lumanau (INA,ITF-2253) 63 64
[R1] Vishnu Vardhan (IND,1135) d. Ethan Cook (AUS,1184), 67(5) 63 64
[R1] Nitin Kumar Sinha (IND,905) d. Tomislav Edward Papac (AUS,1172), 64 62

[R2] (Q) Shivank Bhatnagar (IND,1909) l. (Q) Patrik Oplustil (CZE,1597) 26 75 06
[R2] Vishnu Vardhan (IND,1135) l. (Q) Yurii Dzhavakian (UKR,ITF-193) 26 16
[R2] Nitin Kumar Sinha (IND,905) l. Yuta Kawahashi (JPN,781) 62 26 16

At M15, Tehran, Iran (Clay)

[R1] (LL) Manish Ganesh (IND,ITF-698) l. (Q) Daniel Ibragimov (RUS,1940), 67(5) 57
[R1] (Q) Jagmeet Singh (IND,1795) l. (Q) Rostislav Galfinger (GER,ITF-1518), 16 26
[R1] (Q) Yash Chaurasia (IND,1597) l. Filip Duda (CZE,1039), 46 26
[R1] Ishaque Eqbal (IND,1197) l. (1) Alec Beckley (RSA,621), 46 67(6)
[R1] (8) Karan Singh (IND,797) d. Luca Fantini (ITA,1262) 26 76(2) 63

[R2] (8) Karan Singh (IND,797) l. Grigoriy Lomakin (KAZ,933) 26 67(6)

At the M15 in San Diego, California, USA (Hard):

[R1] (4) Niki Kaliyanda Poonacha (IND,662) d. (Q) Andrew Rogers (USA,1023), 76(5) 63

[R2] (4) Niki Kaliyanda Poonacha (IND,662) l. (Q) Warren Wood (USA,1136), 26 63 67(6)

At M15 in Chieti, Italy (Clay)

[R1](Q) Rushil Khosla (IND,1940) d. Alberto Morolli (ITA,1952) 62 61

[R2] (Q) Rushil Khosla (IND,1940) l. (2) Marcello Cerafini (ITA,545) 36 36

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