Jeevan in ATP Challenger quarterfinals

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and partner Christopher Rungkat of Indonesia reached the quarterfinals of the USD 125,000 Challenger tennis tournament in the U.S.

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (in picture) and his partner defeated their opponents 1-6, 7-6 (5), 10-7.   -  V. Sreenivasa Murthy (File Photo)

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and partner Christopher Rungkat of Indonesia recovered from a slow start to beat James Cerretani of the U.S. and Ante Pavic of Croatia 1-6, 7-6 (5), 10-7 in the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the USD 125,000 Challenger tennis tournament in the U.S.

In the Challenger in France, Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan were beaten in straight sets by the fourth seeds.

The results
  • USD 125,000 Challenger men, Dallas, U.S.
  • Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Christopher Rungkat (Ina) & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan bt James Cerretani (U.S.) and Ante Pavic (Cro) 1-6, 7-6 (5), 10-7.
  • EUR 43,000 Challenger men, Quimper, France
  • Doubles (pe-quarterfinals): Sander Gille & Joran Vliegen (Bel) bt Sriram Balaji & Vishnu Vardhan 7-6 (5), 6-3.
  • USD 15,000 ITF men, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
  • Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Haadin Bava & Aryan Goveas bt Simone Roncalli (Ita) & Maksim Tikhomirov (U.S.) 3-6, 6-3, 10-3.
  • USD 15,000 ITF women, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
  • Singles (first round): Kanika Vaidya bt Denisa Elena Gheorghe (Rou) 6-1, 6-0.

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