Sumit Nagal through to singles quarterfinals; Sriram Balaji/ Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, Arjun Kadhe/ Jay Clarke into doubles semifinals at Chennai Open ATP Challenger 2023

PRESS RELEASE February 16, 2023 – Chennai, India India’s Sumit Nagal advanced to the quarter-finals of the Chennai Open ATP Challenger tournament at the SDAT…

“I hate to be playing in a Challenger and see a team ranked lower than us playing in the Grand Slam” – Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan on their path via alternate to stun French Open finalists!

Indian pairing of Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Sriram Balaji scored one of the biggest upsets of the Australian Open today as they defeated French Open finalist…

“My first priority is doubles. Whenever I get a chance, I will keep playing singles”- Sriram Balaji

It was an exciting week for Indian tennis fans as Sriram Balaji, who last played a singles match in 2019, stretched former top-30 player Joao Sousa to three close sets in the second round, after coming through the qualifiers. He also beat two top-450 players enroute to the main draw.

Talking to Indian Tennis Daily after this run, Balaji shares his thoughts about his week, his singles career and plan for the upcoming season.