Challenger Tennis: Ramkumar Ramanathan enters quarterfinal in Spain

Ramkumar had won the first set 7-5 when the Austrian retired with a foot injury. He also made the doubles semifinals in partnership with Sriram Balaji.

Ramkumar Ramanathan and Sriram Balaji

Ramkumar Ramanathan also made the doubles semifinals in partnership with Sriram Balaji (right).   -  PTI

Ramkumar Ramanathan got past fifth seed Sebastian Ofner of Austria to set up a quarterfinal clash against top seed Yasutaka Uchiyama of Japan in the €44,820 Challenger tennis tournament in Spain.

Ramkumar had won the first set 7-5 when the Austrian retired with a foot injury. He also made the doubles semifinals in partnership with Sriram Balaji.

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The results:

€44,820 Challenger, Manacor, Spain Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Sebastian Ofner
(Aut) 7-5 (retired).

Doubles (quarterfinals): Sriram Balaji & Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Marcelo Tomas Barrios Vera (Chi) & Carlos Gomez-Herrera (Esp) 6-3, 6-0.

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