Winnetka Challenger: Ramkumar reaches quarterfinals

Ramkumar Ramanathan continued his good run from the ATP Challenger doubles title win in Italy by reaching the singles quarterfinals in Winnetka, U.S.A.

Ramkumar Ramanathan will face Uzbekistan's eighth seed Dennis Istomin in the quarters. (File Photo)   -  Getty Images

Ramkumar Ramanathan beat J. C. Aragone of the U.S 7-6(6), 6-3 in the pre-quarterfinals of the $54,160 Challenger tennis tournament in Winnetka, U.S.A.

In the quarterfinals, eighth seed Ramkumar will challenge the fourth seed Dennis Istomin of Uzbekistan.

It has been a good week for Ramanathan who won the doubles title of the ATP Challenger in Recanati, Italy in partnership with Portugal's Goncalo Oliveira on Monday.

The results

$54,160 Challenger, Winnetka, US

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Ramkumar Ramanathan bt JC Aragone (US) 7-6(6), 6-3.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): JC Aragone & Bradley Klahn (US) w.o.

Quentin Halys (Fra) & Ramkumar Ramanathan.

 

$15,000 ITF men, Tabarka, Tunisia

Doubles (quarterfinals): Jake Hersey (GBR) & Siddhant Banthia bt

Mattia Bellucci & Giacomo Dambrosi (Ita) 6-2, 3-6, [10-8].

 

$25,000 ITF women, Getxo, Spain

Doubles (quarterfinals): Rina Saigo & Yukina Saigo (Jpn) bt Valeriya

Strakhova (Ukr) & Rutuja Bhosale 6-4, 6-2.

 

$15,000 ITF women, Hua Hin, Thailand

Singles (quarterfinals): Himari Sato (Jpn) bt Sowjanya Bavisetti 6-3, 6-1.