Ramkumar progresses in Italian Challenger
Ramkumar Ramanathan beat qualifier Nikola Cacic of Serbia 6-3, 6-3 in the second round of the €46,600 Challenger tennis tournament in Recanati, Itally, on Wednesday.
Ramkumar, who had a bye in the first round of singles, made the doubles quarterfinals, seeded fourth with Goncalo Olveira of Portugal.
€46,600 Challenger, Recanati, Italy
Singles (second round): Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Nikola Cacic (SRB) 6-3, 6-3.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Goncalo Oliveira (POR) & Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Alessandro Bega (ITA) & Viktor Durasovic (NOR) 7-6(6), 6-3.
$15,000 ITF men, Tabarka, Tunisia
Singles (first round): Alexander Weis (Ita) bt Siddhant Banthia 6-4, 6-2.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Jake Hersey (GBR) & Siddhant Banthia bt Alex Marti Pujolras (ESP) & Zakhar Trapeznikov (RUS) 6-3, 7-5.
(Courtesy: The Hindu)