Divij Sharan in quarterfinals of Mexico ATP
Divij Sharan in partnership with Jonathan Erlich of Israel knocked out the third seeds Ben Mclachlan of Japan and John-Patrick Smith of Australia 7-5, 6-1 in the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the ATP Tennis tournament in Los Cabos, Mexico.
In the quarterfinals, Divij and partner will play wild card entrants Hans Hach Verdugo and Dennis Novikov.
Meanwhile, in the ATP-500 event in Washington, Leander Paes competing on a wild card with Jack Sock of the US was beaten 7-5, 6-2 by Alex De Minaur and John Peers of Australia.
In the $25,000 ITF women’s event in Britain, third seed Ankita Raina beat Joanna Garland of Chinese Taipei 7-5, 6-1 in the first round.
$2,046,340 ATP-500, Washington, US
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Alex De Minaur & John Peers (AUS) bt Jack Sock (US) & Leander Paes 7-5, 6-2.
$858,565 ATP, Los Cabos, Mexico
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Jonathan Erlich (ISR) & Divij Sharan bt Ben Mclachlan (JPN) & John-Patrick Smith (AUS) 7-5, 6-1.
$135,400 Challenger, Chengdu, China
Singles (second round): Saketh Myneni bt Toshihide Matsui (JPN) 6-3 (retired); Goncalo Oliveira (POR) bt Arjun Kadhe 7-6(4), 6-3.
€69,280 Challenger, Segovia, Spain
Singles (first round): Altug Celikbilek (TUR) bt Digvijaypratap Singh 6-4, 6-4.
$25,000 ITF men, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Singles (first round): Siddharth Vishwakarma bt Lucas Vuradin (AUS) 6-3, 6-4; Noppadol Noikor (Tha) bt Niki Poonacha 7-6(3), 6-1; Grigoriy Lomakin (KAZ) bt Karunuday Singh 6-2, 7-5; Kunal Anand bt Chayanon Kaewsuto (THA) 6-2, 6-7(6), 6-2.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Rio NOguchi & Ryota Tanuma (JPN) bt Emilano Maggioli (ITA) & Haadin Bava 6-4, 3-6, [10-6]; Cameron Green (AUS) & Chanchai Sookton-Eng (THA) bt Kunal Anand & Shahbaaz Khan 6-1, 6-2; Markos Kalovelonis (GRE) & Grigoriy Lomakin (KAZ) bt Timur Khabibulin (KAZ) & Karunuday Singh 6-2, 6-3.
$15,000 ITF men, Xativa, Spain
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Alberto Barroso Campos & Benjamin Winter Lopez (ESP) bt Arnav Alok Goel & Ojas Rathee 7-6(0), 6-1; Guido Ivan Justo & Alejo Vilaro (ARG) bt Sahil Gaware & Anurag Nenwani 6-4, 6-2.
$15,000 ITF men, Tabarka, Tunisia
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Mats Hermans & Bart Stevens (NED) bt Anirudh Chandrasekar & PC Vignesh 6-4, 7-5; Ignacio Carou & Fermin Tenti (ARG) bt Majed Kilani (TUN) & Tarun Anirudh Chilakalapudi 7-6(7), 6-3.
$25,000 ITF women, Chinese Taipei
Singles (first round): Lisa-Marie Rioux (JPN) bt Riya Bhatia 2-6, 6-1, 6-4; Funa Kozaki (JPN) bt Zeel Desai 4-6, 6-3, 6-1.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Ramu Ueda (JPN) & Riya Bhatia bt Ya-Hsin Lee & Ya Yun Pai (TPE) 6-3, 7-6(5).
$25,000 ITF women, Woking, England
Singles (first round): Ankita Raina bt Joanna Garland (TPE) 7-5, 6-1.
$25,000 ITF women, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Mana Ayukawa (JPN) & Rutuja Bhosale bt Aunchisa Chanta & Supapitch Kuearum (THA) 6-0, 7-6(2).
(Courtesy; The Hindu)