Divij makes semifinals with Erlich in Mexico

Meanwhile, the unseeded Arjun Kadhe and Saketh Myneni sailed into the doubles final of the $135,400 Challenger tennis tournament in Chengdu, China with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over the Chinese pair of Runhao Hua and Di Wu.

Jonathan Erlich of Israel to his partner Divij Sharan of Indian between sets of the BB&T Atlanta Open at Atlantic Stadium (File)   -  Getty Images


Divij Sharan in partnership with Jonathan Erlich of Israel made the doubles semifinals with a 6-2, 6-4 victory over wild cards Hans Hack Verdugo of Mexico and Dennis Novikov of the US in the $858,565 ATP tennis tournament in Los Cabos, Mexico.

In the semifinals, Divij and partner were scheduled to challenge the top seeds Dominic Inglot of Britain and Austin Krajicek of the US.


Meanwhile, the unseeded Arjun Kadhe and Saketh Myneni sailed into the doubles final of the $135,400 Challenger tennis tournament in Chengdu, China with a 7-5, 6-1 victory over the Chinese pair of Runhao Hua and Di Wu.

In the final, the Indian pair will play Nam Ji Sung and Song Min-Kyu of Korea.

In the Challenger in Czech Republic, Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan were beaten by Jonas Foreitek and Michael Vrbensky in the doubles quarterfinals.
 
Ankita Raina lost the singles quarterfinals in the ITF women’s event in Woking, England, but made the doubles semifinals with Naiktha Bains of Britain.

Riya Bhatia made the doubles final in Chinese Taipei with Ramu Ueda of Japan. However, Rutuja Bhosale lost the singles quarter-finals and doubles semifinals in Thailand. Sowjanya Bavisetti and Sravya Shivani also made the doubles semifinals in Tabarka, Tunisia.


 

The results:


$858,565 ATP, Los Cabos, Mexico

Doubles (quarterfinals): Jonathan Erlich (Isr) & Divij Sharan bt Hans Hach Verdugo & Dennis Novikov (US) 6-2, 6-4.


$135,400 Challenger, Chengdu, China


Doubles (semifinals): Arjun Kadhe & Saketh Myneni bt Runhao Hua & Di Wu (Chn) 6-1, 7-5.


€ 46,600 Challenger, Liberec, Czech Republic


Doubles (quarterfinals): Jonas Forejtek & Michael Vrbensky (Cze) bt Sriram Balaji & Vishnu Vardhan 6-4, 6-2; Pre-quarterfinals: Sriram Balaji & Vishnu Vardhan bt Sadio Doumbia & Fabien Reboul (Fra) 6-4, 3-6, [10-6]; Jiri Lehecka & Jiri Vesely (Cze) bt Tuna Altuna (Tur) & Vijay Sundar Prashanth 6-4, 6-1.


$25,000 ITF men, Xativa, Spain


Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Imanol Lopez Morillo (Esp) bt Aryan Goveas 6-2, 6-3.


$25,000 ITF women, Woking, England


Singles (quarterfinals): Myrtille Georges (Fra) bt Ankita Raina 6-3, 7-5.

Doubles (quarterfinals): Naiktha Bains (GBR) & Ankita Raina bt Ali Colins (GBR) & Joanna Garland (Tpe) 6-2, 6-2.


$25,000 ITF women, Chinese Taipei

Doubles (semifianls): Ramu Ueda (Jpn) & Riya Bhatia bt Nudnida Luangnam (Tha) &  Mai Minokoshi (Jpn) 6-4 (retired).


$25,000 ITF women, Nonthaburi, Thailand

Singles (quarterfinals): Mananchaya Sawangkaew (Tha) bt Rutuja Bhosale 6-1, 6-4.


Doubles (semiifnals): Erika Sema (Jpn) & Mei Xu Wu (Chn) bt Mana Ayukawa (Jpn) & Rutuja Bhosale 6-2, 6-3.


$15,000 ITF women, Tabarka, Tunisia


Doubles (quarterfinals): Sowjanya Bavisetti & Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi bt Andreina Pino & Gala Squarcialupi (Ita) 6-3, 6-3.