Sriram Balaji makes Challenger main draw in singles
Sriram Balaji beat compatriot Vijay Sundar Prashanth 6-2, 6-3 to make the main draw of the €46,600 Challenger tennis tournament in Augsburg, Germany.
In the main draw, in which he joined compatriot Sasi Kumar Mukund, Balaji will play wild card Robert Strombachs of Germany.
Balaji has been seeded No.2 in doubles in partnership with Vishnu Vardhan. Prashanth will play doubles with Scott Puodziunas of Australia.
€ 46,600 Challenger, Augsburg, Germany
Qualifying singles (first and final round): Sriram Balaji bt Vijay Sundar Prashanth 6-2, 6-3.
$15,000 ITF men, Jakarta, Indonesia
Qualifying singles (first round): Takashi Saito (JPN) bt Prithvi Sekhar 6-0, 6-2; Aaron Addison (AUS) bt Dhruv Sunish 6-3, 7-6(5); Jayden Court (AUS) bt Shahbaaz Khan 6-4, 7-6(2); Kunal Anand bt Gokul Suresh 6-2, 6-1; Li-Wei Tan (TPE) bt Anurag Nenwani 6-1, 6-4.
$15,000 ITF women, Nairobi, Kenya
Qualifying singles (second and final round): Deeksha Manju Prasad bt Roselida Asumwa (KEN) 6-0, 6-1.
(Courtesy: The Hindu)