Karman Kaur reaches $25,000 ITF tournament semifinal

Thandi and Gozal Ainitdinova of Kazakhstan survived two matchpoints to beat a Chinese pair 15-13 in the super tie-break.

Karman Kaur Thandi in partnership with Gozal Ainitdinova of Kazakhstan survived two matchpoints to beat a Chinese pair 15-13 in the super tie-break in the doubles pre-quarterfinals of the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in China on Monday.

Rutuja Bhosale also made the doubles quarterfinals in partnership with Shilin Xu of China.

The results:

$25,000 ITF men, Hong Kong

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Maverick Banes & Blake Ellis (Aus) bt Wei-de Lin (Tpe) & Sidharth Rawat 6-2, 6-4.

$25,000 ITF women, Naiman, China

Singles (first round): Yanni Liu (Chn) bt Snehal Mane 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals):

Gozal Ainitdinova (Kaz) & Karman Kaur Thandi bt Meiling Wang & Mei Xu Wu (Chn) 6-1, 0-6, [15-13];

Nika Kukharchuk (Rus) & Fang Ying Xun (Chn) bt Snehal Mane & Saumya Vig 6-2, 6-1;

Shilin Xu (Chn) & Rutuja Bhosale bt Xu Liu Sun & Qianqian Zhao (Chn) 6-1, 6-4.