Bengaluru Open: Upsets in singles; three other Indian pairs join Yuki-Divij in quarters

It was a day of upsets at the Bengaluru Open ATP Challenger on Wednesday as three of the top-five seeds lost in the second round.

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REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE: It was a day of upsets at the Bengaluru Open ATP Challenger on Wednesday as three of the top-five seeds lost in the second round.   -  Getty Images

It was a day of upsets at the Bengaluru Open ATP Challenger on Wednesday as three of the top-five seeds lost in the second round.

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While Croatian qualifier Borna Gojo defeated third seeded Australian Aleksandar Vukic of 7-5, 6-3, Chun-hsin Tseng of Chinese Taipei sent fourth seeded Frenchman Hugo Grenier packing, 6-1, 6-4. Belgian Kimmer Coppejans ousted fifth seed Turk Altug Celikbilek 7-6(12), 6-3.

In the doubles, the Indian pairs of Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan-Purav Raja, Saketh Myneni- Ramkumar Ramanathan and Sriram Balaji-Vishnu Vardhan progressed to the last eight, joining Yuki Bhambri-Divij Sharan.

The results (Second round, Indians unless specified):

Singles: Borna Gojo (Cro) bt Aleksandar Vukic (Aus) 7-5, 6-3; Chun-hsin Tseng (Tpe) bt Hugo Grenier 6-1, 6-4; Kimmer Coppejans (Bel) bt Altug Celikbilek (Tur) 7-6(12), 6-3; Gabriel Decamps (Bra) bt Gian Marco Moroni (Ita) 6-2, 5-7, 7-6(3).

Doubles: Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan & Purav Raja bt Gojo & Dimitar Kuzmanov (Bul) 6-4, 6-7(2), [10-8]; Saketh Myneni & Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Markos Kalovelonis (Gre) & Toshihide Matsui (Jpn) 6-3, 6-3; Sriram Balaji & Vishnu Vardhan bt Mathias Bourgue (Fra) & Kimmer Coppejans (Bel) 4-6, 6-4, [10-3]

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