Adil Kalyanpur scores a memorable win

The 18-year-old Adil was down 1-6, 2-4 and broke the 26-year-old Susanto in the 12th game of the second set when the latter was serving for the match, to enact his recovery.

Adil Kalyanpur in action. (File Photo)   -  R. Ragu

Adil Kalyanpur recovered from the brink of defeat to beat David Agung Susanto of Indonesia 1-6, 7-6(5), 6-2 in the first round of the $15,000 ITF men’s Futures tennis tournament in Malaysia on Tuesday.

The 18-year-old Adil was down 1-6, 2-4 and broke the 26-year-old Susanto in the 12th game of the second set when the latter was serving for the match, to enact his recovery.

In the ITF women’s tournament in China, Karman Kaur Thandi and Rutuja Bhosale made the singles pre-quarterfinals without dropping a set between them.

 

Results:

€43,000 Challenger men, Recanati, Italy
 

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Sergio Martos Gornes & Adrian Menendez-Maceiras (Esp) bt Hiroki Moriya (Jpn) & Ramkumar Ramanathan 7-5, 7-5

$25,000 ITF men, Hong Kong

Singles (first round): Karunuday Singh bt Kazuki NIshiwaki (Jpn) 6-0, (retired); Sidharth Rawat bt Armaan Bhatia 6-0, 6-0

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Ching Lam & Hei Yin Andrew Li (Hkg) bt Aaron Addison (Aus) & Karunuday Singh 7-6(5), 6-2

$15,000 ITF men, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

Singles (first round): Maciej Smola (Pol) bt Lakshit Sood 6-4, 6-0; Siddharth Vishwakarma bt Jake Delaney (Aus) 6-4, 6-0; Adil Kalyanpur bt David Agung Susanto (Ina) 1-6, 7-6(5), 6-2

$25,000 ITF women, Naiman, China
 

Singles (first round): Rutuja Bhosale bt Jessica Ho (US) 6-3, 6-2; Karman Kaur Thandi bt Ai Wen Zhu (Chn) 7-5, 6-2

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