Riya Bhatia beats Zeel Desai in $25K tennis
Former National champion Riya Bhatia beat Zeel Desai 6-4, 7-5 in the first qualifying round of the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Nonthaburi, Thailand, on Monday.
$25,000 ITF men, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Qualifying singles (first round): Thantub Suksumrarn (THA) bt Nitin Kumar Sinha 6-3, 6-4; Kunal Anand bt Phongsapak Kerdlaphee (THA) 6-2, 6-2; Abbhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam bt Thanapet Chanta (THA) 5-7, 6-4, [10-7]; Aaron Addison (AUS) bt Shahbaaz Khan 6-3, 6-2.
$15,000 ITF men, Tabarka, Tunisia
Qualifying singles (first round): Giovanni Calvano (ITA) bt Tarun Anirudh Chilakalapudi 6-2, 6-1; Adam Nagoudi (TUN) bt PC Vignesh 4-6, 6-2, [10-4].
$15,000 ITF women, Porto, Portugal
Qualifying singles (first round): Shrivalli Rashmikaa Bhamidipaty bt Madalena Peneda (POR) 6-0, 6-0.
$25,000 ITF women, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Qualifying singles (first round): Erika Sema (JPN) bt Jennifer Luikham 6-2, 6-0; Riya Bhatia bt Zeel Desai 6-4, 7-5; Ramu Ueda (JPN) bt Ashmitha Easwaramurthi 6-1, 6-0.
(Courtesy: The Hindu)