ITF Tennis: Ankita Raina moves into quarterfinals

Raina defeats former World No. 63 Irina Falconi 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, in Bendigo, Australia.

Ankita Raina will next face U.S.'s Sachia Vickery, the third seed.   -  Vivek Bendre

Ankita Raina battled past former World No. 63 Irina Falconi of the U.S. 2-6, 6-4, 6-4, in the pre-quarterfinals of the USD 25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Bendigo, Australia, on Thursday.

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In the quarterfinals, Ankita will challenge U.S.'s Sachia Vickery, the third seed.

In the USD 15,000 ITF women’s event in Tunisia, Zeel Desai outplayed Olymmpe Lancelot of France 6-0, 6-2 after a bye in the first round.