Divij Sharan enters quarterfinals

Arjun Kadhe had a big size of luck, as he not only entered as the lucky loser in the main draw, but also got a lucky loser as the first round opponent.

Divij Sharan in action. (File Photo)   -  V. Sreenivasa Murthy

Divij Sharan in partnership with Jackson Withrow of the US made the doubles quarterfinals of the $623,710 ATP tennis tournament in Newport, US, with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Martin Redlicki and Evan Zhu of the US.

In the $125,000 Challenger in Kazakhstan, Arjun Kadhe had a big size of luck, as he not only entered as the lucky loser in the main draw, but also got a lucky loser as the first round opponent.

Arjun led 6-2, 3-3 against Dzmitry Zhyrmont of Belarus when the latter retired.

In the ITF women’s event in Indonesia, Zeel Desai won both her singles and doubles matches.

The results:

$623,710 ATP, Newport, US

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Jackson Withrow (US) & Divij Sharan bt Martin Redlicki & Evan Zhu (US) 6-3, 6-3.

$125,000 Challenger men, Astana, Kazakhstan

Singles (first round): Arjun Kadhe bt Dzmitry Zhyrmont (Blr) 6-2, 3-3 (retired).

$25,000 ITF men, Kunshan, China

Singles (first round): Aryan Goveas bt Zheng Yili (Chn) 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Ajeet Rai (Nzl) & Aryan Goveas bt Cai Yong ia & Ji Ang (Chn) 6-1, 6-2.

$25,000 ITF men, Valencia, Spain

Singles (first round): Rafael Matos (Bra) bt Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam 6-1, 6-1.

$15,000 ITF men, Kuala Lumpur

Singles (first round): Siddharth Vishwakarma bt Anurag Nenwani 6-4, 7-6(3).

$15,000 ITF women, Jakarta, Indonesia

Singles (first round): Zeel Desai bt Mi Zhuoma You (Chn) 6-3, 7-5; Mahak Jain bt Bhuvana Kalva 6-1, 7-6(4).

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Mana Ayukawa (Jpn) & Zeel Desai bt Yuka Hosoki (Jpn) & Yu-Ting Hsieh (Tpe) 6-4, 7-5; Sai Samhitha & Rishika Sunkara bt Lisa Mays (Aus) & Saumya Vig 7-5, 6-2; Jiakang LI (Chn) & Ayaka Okuno (Jpn) bt Charmaine Shi Yi Seah (Sgp) & Snehal Mane 6-2, 7-6(4).