Rutuja Bhosale enters quarterfinals

Rutuja, however, was beaten in the doubles semifinals, in partnership with SShilin Xu of China.

Rutuja Bhosale. (File Photo)   -  G.P. Sampath Kumar

Rutuja Bhosale bounced back from an indifferent start to beat seventh seed Yue Yuan of China 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 in the pre-quarterfinals of the $25,000 ITF men’s Futures tennis tournament in China on Thursday.

Rutuja, however, was beaten in the doubles semifinals, in partnership with SShilin Xu of China.

In the Challenger on hard courts in Italy, top seed Ramkumar Ramanathan was beaten 7-6(5), 7-6(8) by Daniel Brands of Germany.

The Indian challenge ended in Malaysia men’s Futures, as Siddharth Vishwakarma was beaten in the singles quarterfinals by second seed David Perez Sanz of Spain, while the second seeded Sood twins, Chandril and Lakshit lost the doubles quarterfinals.

Results:

€43,000 Challenger men, Recanati, Italy

Singles (first round): Danniel Brands (Ger) bt Ramkumar Ramanathan 7-6(5), 7-6(8)

25,000 ITF men, Saskatchewan, Canada

Singles (first round); Evan Song (US) bt Suraj Prabodh 6-2, 6-0

$15,000 ITF men, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Singles (quarterfinals): David Perez Sanz (Esp) bt Siddharth Vishwakarma 6-4, 6-4

Doubles (quarterfinals): Ahmed Deedat Abdul Razak & Syed Mohd. Agil Syed Naguib (Mas) bt Chandril Sood & Lakshit Sood 7-6(5), 6-4

$25,000 ITF women, Naiman, China

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Rutuja Bhosale bt Yue Yuan (Chn) 2-6, 6-1, 6-2

Doubles (semifinals): Jia-Qi Kang (Chn) & Na Ri Kim (Kor) bt Shilin Xu (Chn) & Rutuja Bhosale 6-4, 3-6, [10-3]

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