June 1: Indian sports news wrap of the day

June 1 daily sports wrap: Here are all the major developments from Indian sports today.

FILE PHOTO: Karman Kaur Thandi made the second round of the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Chiang Rai, Thailand, on Wednesday.   -  THE HINDU

TENNIS

Rutura Bhosale enters pre-quarterfinals

Rutuja Bhosale beat Natsuho Arakawa of Japan 6-2, 7-6(4) in the first round of the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Chiang Rai, Thailand, on Wednesday.

Karman Kaur Thandi also made the second round, while Riya Bhatia went down fighting in three sets to the second seed Peangtarn Plipuech of Thailand.

The results:

€ 90,280 Challenger, Prostejov, Czech Republic

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Yuki Bhambri & Saketh Myneni bt Luca Margaroli (Sui) & Vitaly Sachko (Ukr) 7-5, 6-3; Sriram Balaji & Arjun Kadhe bt Fabian Fallert (Ger) & Luis David Martinez (Ven) 6-3, 6-4.

€ 67,960 Challenger, Poznan, Poland

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Georgii Kravchenko (Ukr) & Filip Peliwo (Pol) bt Anirudh Chandrasekar & Vijay Sundar Prashanth 6-4, 6-2.

$25,000 ITF men, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Singles (first round): Yu Hsiou Hsu (Tpe) bt Nitin Kumar Sinha 4-0 (retired); Dayne Kelly (Aus) bt Faisal Qamar 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Palaphoom Kovapitukted (Tha) & Rubin Statham (Nzl) bt Shashank Theertha & Faisal Qamar 7-6(4), 7-6(4).

$15,000 ITF men, Tay Ninh, Vietnam

Singles (first round): Suraj Prabodh bt Rishi Reddy 6-7(9), 4-2 (retired); Wishaya Trongcharoenchaikul (Tha) bt Nishant Dabas 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Rishi Reddy & Dhakshineswar Suresh bt SD Prajwal Dev & Seita Watanabe (Jpn) 7-5, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF men, Monastir, Tunisia

Singles (first round): Abedallah Shelbayh (Jor) bt Shivank Bhatnagar 6-1, 6-4.

$25,000 ITF women, Tbilisi, Georgia

Singles (second round): Jia-Jing Lu (Chn) bt Zeel Desai 7-5, 7-6(5).

$25,000 ITF women, Chiang Rai, Thailand

Singles (first round): Rutuja Bhosale bt Natsuho Arakawa (Jpn) 6-2, 7-6(4); Karman Kaur Thandi bt Tamachan Momkoonthod (Tha) 6-2, 6-1; Peangtarn Plipuech (Tha) bt Riya Bhatia 6-3, 5-7, 6-4.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Akiko Omae (Jpn) & Rutuja Bhosale bt Humera Baharmus & Vaidehi Chaudhari 6-1, 6-4; Anastasiia Poplavska (Ukr) & Anastasia Sukhotina (Rus) bt Zoe Hives (Rus) & Riya Bhatia 6-4, 6-2; Haruna Arakawa & Natsuho Arakawa (Jpn) bt Shrivalli Bhamidipaty & Michika Ozeki (Jpn) 6-2, 7-5.

$15,000 ITF women, Monastir, Tunisia

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Mei Hasegawa (Jpn) & Ashmitha Easwaramurthi bt Kristina Milenkovic (Sui) & Mao Mushika (Jpn) 6-2, 1-6, [10-5]; Kristina Paskauskas (GBR) & Wei Sijia (Chn) bt Bala Gayathri & Kashmira Manohar 6-1, 6-1; Chiara Girelli (Ita) & Mia Mack (Ger) bt Helena Narmont (Est) & Kaaviya Balasubramanian 6-1, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF women, Rancho Santa Fe, US

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Bunyawi Thamchaiwat (Tha) & Ya Yi Yang (Tpe) bt Ayanna Shah (US) & Amani Shah 6-1, 6-2.

Tanussh knocks out Vansh at national under-16 championship

Tanussh Ghildyal knocked out third seed Vansh Nandal 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the boys pre-quarterfinals of the Ramesh Desai memorial national under-16 tennis championship at the KDLTA Complex on Wednesday.

In the girls section, Harithashri Venkatesh beat the third seed Sreenidhi Balaji 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to reach the quarterfinals.

The results (pre-quarterfinals):

Boys: Kriish Tyagi bt Samarth Sahita 6-1, 6-1; Debasis Sahoo bt Mahalingam Kandhavel 6-3, 7-5; Tanussh Ghildyal bt Vansh Nandal 2-6, 6-4, 6-3; Tejjas Ahuja bt Mayank Sharma 6-2, 6-0; Arjun Rathi bt Arjun Pandit 6-4, 6-7(7); Rethin Pranav bt Priyansh Barthwal 6-1, 6-0; Venkat Batlanki bt Bharat Phulwaria 6-3, 7-5; Aradhya Kshitij bt Vedant Bhasin 6-4, 7-5.

Girls: Aishwarya Jadhav bt Saumya Ronde 7-5, 6-3; Harithashri Venkatesh bt Sreenidhi Balaji 5-7, 6-4, 6-2; Manognya Madasu bt Pehel Kharadkar 6-3, 0-6, 6-3; Aakruti Sonkusare bt Rishitha Bassireddy 6-2, 6-3; Asmi Adkar bt Sreemanya Anugonda 6-1, 6-0; Maaya Rajeshwaran bt Amodini Nnaik 7-5, 6-1; Aarushi Raval bt Sree Tanvi Dasari 6-2, 6-2; N Harshini bt Suhani Gaur 6-0, 6-2.

SHOOTING

Swapnil Kusale in final

Swapnil Kusale shot the second best score of 591 behind Serhiy Kulish of Ukraine in qualifying for the knock-out stage of men’s 50-metre rifle 3-position event in the shooting World Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan,
on Wednesday.

Goldi Gurjar (585), Deepak Kumar (583) placed 14th and 23rd in a field of 53 shooters, had made it to the qualification from the elimination round.

The ranking matches for the event will be held on Thursday.

-Kamesh Srinivasan

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