Ramkumar Ramanathan progresses in Challenger

Ramkumar Ramanathan beat qualifier Nikola Cacic of Serbia 6-3, 6-3 in the second round of the €46,600 Challenger tennis tournament.

Ramkumar Ramanathan defeated Nikola Cacic (Srb) 6-3, 6-3.   -  Getty Images

Ramkumar Ramanathan beat qualifier Nikola Cacic of Serbia 6-3, 6-3 in the second round of the €46,600 Challenger tennis tournament in Recanati, Italy, on Wednesday.

Ramkumar, who had a bye in the first round of singles, made the
doubles quarterfinals, seeded fourth with Goncalo Olveira of Portugal.

The results:

€46,600 Challenger, Recanati, Italy

Singles (second round): Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Nikola Cacic (Srb) 6-3, 6-3.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Goncalo Oliveira (Por) & Ramkumar
Ramanathan bt Alessandro Bega (Ita) & Viktor Durasovic (Nor) 7-6(6),
6-3.

$15,000 ITF men, Tabarka, Tunisia

Singles (first round): Alexander Weis (Ita) bt Siddhant Banthia 6-4, 6-2.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Jake Hersey (GBR) & Siddhant Banthia bt
Alex Marti Pujolras (Esp) & Zakhar Trapeznikov (Rus) 6-3, 7-5.