Wild card entrants Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja knocked out top seeds Oliver Marach of Austria and Mate Pavic of Croatia 6-2, 6-4 in the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the € 744,010 ATP tennis tournament in France on Tuesday.

In the Challenger in Bangkok, Saketh Myneni was outplayed 6-4, 6-0 by James Duckworth of Australia in the second round. Sasi Kumar Mukund went down after winning the first set, in the first round to Kevin King of the US.

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Fourth seeds Sriram Balaji and Arjun Kadhe were beaten 11-9 in the super tie-break of the doubles quarterfinals by Enrique Lopez Perez and Hiroki Moriya.

In the ITF women’s event in China, Natasha Palha and Saumya Vig won their doubles pre-quarterfinals in contrasting styles, with their respective partners Si Qi Liu of China and Izabela Gabriela Novac of Romania.

The results: