Arjun Kadhe, Sasi Kumar Mukund reach second round in China
Arjun Kadhe beat Shintaro Imai of Japan 7-6(2), 6-3 in the first round of the $81,240 Challenger tennis tournament in Shanghai, China, on Monday.
Sasi Kumar Mukund also made the second round with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Alafia Ayeni of the US.
$81,240 Challenger, Shanghai, China
Singles (first round): Arjun Kadhe bt Shintaro Imai (JPN) 7-6(2), 6-3; Sasi Kumar Mukund bt Alafia Ayeni (US) 6-4, 6-1.
Qualifying singles (first round): Kazuki Nishiwaki (JPN) bt Sriram Balaji 6-4, 6-3.
$25,000 ITF men, Seville, Spain
Qualifying singles (first round): Joan Borras Isern (ESP) bt Chinmaya Dev Chauhan 6-1, 7-5.
$15,000 ITF men, Cairo, Egypt
Quaifying singles (second round): Gunjan Jadhav bt Mohamad Gomaa (EGY) 3-6, 6-3, [10-6]; Sahil Gaware bt Patric Prinoth (ITA) 6-4, 4-6, [10-7]; First round: Gunjan Jadhav bt Kevin Portmann (ITA) 4-6, 6-1, [10-4]; Sahil Gawae bt Christos Avraam (CYP) 6-4, 2-6, [10-7].
$15,000 ITF men, Brasov, Romania
Qualifying singles (first round): Ioan Dan Abrudan (ROU) bt Karan Lalchandani 6-1, 6-0.
$15,000 ITF men, Tabarka, Tunisia
Qualifying singles (second round): Caspar Schuetze (GER) bt Yashdeep Singh Duggal 7-5, 6-2; Alberto Bronzetti (ITA) bt Kabir Gupta 6-0, 6-0.
$15,000 ITF men, Champaign, US
Qualifying singles (second round): Parth Aggarwal bt Alex Bancila (US) 3-6, 6-3, [10-4]; First rund: Parth Aggarwal bt Blagovest Simov (US) 6-0, 6-0.
$15,000 ITF women, Cairo, Egypt
Qualifying singles (second and final round): Hala Fuad (EGY) bt Sharannya Gaware 6-4, 2-6, [10-8]; Ritage Faizy (EGY) bt Avika Sagwal 7-6(5), 3-6, [10-5]; First rund: Sharannya Gaware bt Nathalie Mokhtar (EGY) 6-0, 4-6, [10-6].
$15,000 ITF women, Focsani, Romania
Qualifying singles (second round): Stefana Lazar (ROU) bt Isha Budwal 6-1, 6-3; First round: Isha Budwal bt Jovana Gvozdenovic (SRB) 6-3, 6-2.
$15,000 ITF women, Tabarka, Tunisia
qualifying singles (second and final round): Humera Shaik bt Vibhasree Gowda 6-0, 6-1.
(Courtesy: The Hindu)