Jeevan, Purav reach doubles semifinals in Spain

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja reached the doubles semifinals of the Challenger tennis tournament in Spain with a 4-6, 6-3, 10-8 victory over Enrique Lopez Perez and David Marrero.

File photo of Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (left) and Purav Raja.   -  Special Arrangement

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja reached the doubles semifinals of the Challenger tennis tournament in Spain with a 4-6, 6-3, 10-8 victory over Enrique Lopez Perez and David Marrero.

In the ITF men’s and women’s events in Egypt, the Indian players Adil Kalyanpur in partnership with S.D. Prajwal Dev and Sai Samhitha in partnership with Ange Oby Kajuru of Japan were beaten in the doubles semifinals.

The results:

€46,600 Challenger, Villlena, Spain

Doubles (quarterfinals): Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan & Purav Raja bt Enrique Lopez Perez & David Marrero (Esp) 4-6, 6-3, [10-8].

$15,000 ITF men, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Doubles (semifinals): Marek Jaloviec (Cze) & Lukas Klein (Svk) bt S.D. Prajwal Dev & Adil Kalyanpur 6-4, 6-4.

$15,000 ITF women, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Doubles (semifinals): Zhibek Kulammbayeva (Kaz) & Katarina Kuzmova (Svk) bt Ange Oby Kajuru (Jpn) & Sai Samhitha 6-1, 6-2.