Rutuja Bhosale in $25,000 ITF women singles quarterfinals, doubles semifinals

Rutuja continued with her good game and knocked out fourth seed Su Jeong Jang of Korea. She made the doubles semifinals as well with Shilin Xu of China.

Qualifier Rutuja Bhosale downed Su Jeong Jang of Korea 2-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Australia on Wednesday. (FILE IMAGE)   -  G.P. Sampath Kumar

Qualifier Rutuja Bhosale continued with her good game and knocked out fourth seed Su Jeong Jang of Korea 2-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Australia on Wednesday.

Rutuja made the doubles semifinals as well with Shilin Xu of China.

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In a similar tournament in Lagos, Nigeria, Pranjala Yadlapalli beat National champion Riya Bhatia 6-4, 6-4 to make the quarterfinals.

In the men’s Futures in Nigeria, Aryan Goveas made the quarterfinals.
 

The results:

$25,000 ITF women, Brisbane, Australia

Singles (first round): Rutuja Bhosale bt Su Jeong Jang (Kor) 2-6, 6-1, 7-5.

Doubles (quarterfinals): Shilin Xu (Chn) & Rutuja Bhosale bt Gabriela Da Silva Fick & Sara Tomic (Aus) 6-2, 6-4.

$25,000 ITF women, Lagos, Nigeria

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Pranjala Yadlapalli bt Riya Bhatia 6-4, 6-4. First round: Corny Perrin (Sui) bt Jennifer Luikham 6-4, 6-2; Pranjala Yadlapalli bt Patience Onebamhoin (Ngr) 6-1, 6-0; Riya Bhatia bt Kajsa Rinaldo Persson (Swe) 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Rosalie Van Der Hoek (Ned) & Riya Bhatia
bt Ronke Akingbade & Patience Onebamhoin (Ngr) 6-1, 6-0.

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

Singles (first round): Valeriya Denisenko (Rus) bt Ashmitha
Easwaramurthi 6-1, 6-4.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Emilie Lindh (GBR) & Ashmitha
Easwaramurthi bt Gaia Squarcialupi & Maria Vittoria Viviani (Ita) 6-0,
6-1.

$25,000 ITF men, Lagos, Nigeria

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Aryan Goveas bt Diego Matos (Bra) 6-3 (retired); Niki Poonacha bt Alexis Klegou (Ben) 7-6(3), 4-6, 6-3.First round: Aryan Goveas bt Sylvester Emmanuel (Ngr) 6-0, 6-0; Niki Poonacha bt Shahbaaz Khan 6-4, 6-1.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Tyler Lu (US) & Aryan Goveas bt Niki
Poonacha & Shahbaaz Khan 6-4, 6-4.

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

Singles (first round): Oleg Khotkov (Ukr) bt Arpit Sharma 5-7, 6-2, 6-4.

$15,000 ITF men, Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal

Singles (first round): Adil Kalyanpur bt Miguel Semedo (Por) 6-2, 7-5.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Francisco Cabral & Fred Gil (Por) bt
Maximilian Gatev (Sui) & Adil Kalyanpur 7-5, 6-3.