Leander Paes in quarterfinals of Surbiton

Leander Paes in partnership with David Marrero of Spain made the doubles quarterfinals of the €127,000 Challenger in Prostejov.

Leander Paes and his partner Daniel Perdomo Marrero exited from the French Open after losing in the quarterfinal.   -  V. Sreenivasa Murthy

Leander Paes in partnership with David Marrero of Spain made the doubles quarterfinals of the €127,000 Challenger in Prostejov, with a 7-6(4), 1-6, 10-6 over Julian Knowle of Austria and Igor Zelenay of Slovakia.

In the ITF men’s Futures, second seed Sriram Balaji fought past Daniya Duldaev of Kyrgyzstan, to set up a quarterfinal against his doubles partner Vishnu Vardhan in Uzbekistan.

There was more fighting fare from Karman Kaur Thandi as she bounced back from an indifferent start to beat Olga Doroshina of Russia 1-6, 7-6(3), 6-1 for a berth in the quarterfinals of the ITF women’s event in Namangan.

The results:

€127,000 Challenger, Prostejov, Czech Republic Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): David Marrero (Esp) & Leander Paes bt Julian Knowle (Aut) & Igor Zelenay (Svk) 7-6(4), 1-6, 10-6.

$25,000 ITF men, Namangan, Uzbekistan Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Vishnu Vardhan bt Bogdan Bobrov (Rus) 6-1, 6-4; Sriram Balaji bt Daniyar Duldaev (Kgz) 7-6(2), 7-6(9).

Doubles (quarterfinals): Sriram Balaji & Vishnu Vardhan bt Aziz Dadabaev & Olimjon Nabiev (Uzb) 6-1, 6-2; Vladyslav Manafov (Ukr) & Denis Matsukevitch (Rus) bt Daniyar Duldaev (Kgz) & Mohit Mayur 6-3, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF men, Singapore Singles (first round): Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Jorge Blanco Guadalupe (Esp) 6-2, 6-2; Nam Hoang Ly (Vie) bt Taha Kapadia 6-1, 6-2; Annirudh Chandrasekar bt Christian Oliver Lee (Mas) 6-4, 6-4; Manish Sureshkumar bt Thien Nguyen Hoang (Vie) 6-0, 1-0 (retired); Vijay Sundar Prashanth bt Sem Verbeek (Ned) 6-2, 7-6(4); Jake Delaney (Aus) bt Suraj Prabbodh 6-2, 6-3.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Vijay Sundar Prasshanth & Sanam Singh bt Chengze Lyu (Chn) & David Nguyen (USS) 6-7(6), 6-2, 10-6; Francis Casey Alcantara (Phi) & Sem Verbeek (Ned) bt Anirudh Chandrasekar & PC Vignesh 6-1, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF men, Hua Hin, Thailand Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Karunuday Singh bt Thomas Fancutt (Aus) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4; Finn Tearney (Nzl) bt Niki Poonacha 6-3, 6-0.

Doubles (quarterfinals): Michael Kwong (Hkg) & Matt Seeberger (US) bt Denis Yevseyev (Kaz) & Karunuday Singh 6-0, 6-1.

$25,000 ITF women, Namangan, Uzbekistan Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Karman Kaur Thandi bt Olga Doroshina (Rus) 1-6, 7-6(3), 6-1; Ksenia Lykina (Rus) bt Dhruthi Venugopal 7-6(3), 6-3.

Doubles (quarterfinals): Sabina Sharipova (Uzb) & Valeriya Strakhova (Ukr) bt Kyra Shroff & Dhruthi Venugopal 6-4, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF women, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina Doubles (quarterfinals): Tamara Curovic (Srb) & Riya Bhatia bt Federica Prati (Ita) & Elina Vikhryanova (Rus) 6-2, 7-5.

$15,000 ITF women, Gimcheon, Korea Singles (first round): Varunya Wongteanchai (Tha) bt Sri Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy 6-3, 6-4.

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