Chinese Taipei Challenger: Ramkumar Ramanathan in quarterfinals

The Indian defeats Chien-Hsun Lo 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.

Davis Cupper Ramkumar Ramanathan fought his way past wildcard entrant Chien-Hsun Lo of Chinese Taipei 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to make the quarterfinals of the USD 162,480 Challenger in Chinese Taipei on Thursday.

In the quarterfinals, Ramkumar will play Korea's Kwon Soonwoo, who knocked out the top-seed Lloyd Harris of South Africa 7-5, 6-7 (3), 6-3.

In the ATP event in Morocco, Leander Paes, in partnership with Benoit Paire of France, knocked out fourth seeds Oliver Marach and Philipp Oswald of Austria 12-10 in the super tie-break, to make the doubles semifinals.

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In the tour event in Houston, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja set up a quarterfinal against the top seeds Bob Bryan and Mike Bryan, with a 10-8 victory in the super tie-break over Nicholas Monroe and Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela.

In the USD 25,000 ITF men’s Futures in Shymkent, Kazakhstan, Sidharth Rawat bounced back were disillusioning start to outsmart Grigoriy Lomakin of Kazakhstan 0-6, 6-2, 6-2. In the quarterfinals, Sidharth will play the Russian top seed Roman Safiullin.

The results

EUR 586,140 ATP, Marrakech, Morocco

Doubles (quarterfinals): Benoit Paire (Fra) & Leander Paes bt Oliver Marach & Philipp Oswald (Aut) 7-5, 3-6, 12-10;

Pre-quarterfinals: Dominic Inglot (GBR) & Rohan Bopanna bt Roman Jebavy (Cze) & Andres Molteni (Arg) 0-6, 6-3, [10-8].

USD 652,245 ATP, Houston, U.S.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan & Purav Raja bt Nicholas Monroe (U.S.) & Miguel Angel Reyes-Varela (Mex) 6-3, 6-7 (5), [10-8].

USD 162,480 Challenger, Chinese Taipei

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Chien-Hsun Lo (Tpe) 4-6, 6-3, 6-2;

Second round: Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Maverick Banes (Aus) 6-3, 6-2.

EUR 46,600 Challenger, Barletta, Italy

Singles (second round): Filippo Balldi (Ita) bt Sumit Nagal 6-3, 6-4.

USD 25,000 ITF women, Hong Kong

Doubles (quarterfinals): Olivia Tjandramulia (Aus) & Rutuja Bhosale bt Shuyue Ma & YeXin Ma (Chn) 7-5, 6-4.

USD 25,000 ITF women, Osaka, Japan

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Mayo Hibi (Jpn) bt Pranjala Yadlapalli 6-1, 6-3.

USD 25,000 ITF men, Shymkent, Kazakhstan

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Sidharth Rawat bt Grigoriy Lomakin (Kaz) 0-6, 6-2, 6-2;

First round: Sidharth Rawat bt Aliaksandr Liaonenka (Blr) 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Sagadat Ayap (Kaz) & George Tsivadze (Geo) bt Sidharth Rawat & Manish Sureshkumar 6-2, 7-5.

USD 25,000 ITF men, Abuja, Nigeria

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Arjun Kadhe bt Guy Orly Iradukunda (Bdi) 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Benjamin Lock & Courtney John Lock (Zim)
bt Kunal Anand & Suraj Prabodh 7-6(9), 6-3.

USD 15,000 ITF men, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Singles (first round): Luka Pavlovic (Fra) bt SD Prajwal Dev 6-3, 6-1.

Doubles (quarterfinals): Vasisht Cheruku & SD Prajwal Dev bt Michal Dembek & Yann Wojcik (Pol) 6-1, 6-3.

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