Saketh Myneni in final qualifying round of Rogers Cup

Davis Cup player Saketh Myneni reached the second and final qualifying round of the $4,691,730 Rogers Cup ATP Tour event in Canada with a 7-6(2), 6-2 victory over Fabrice Martin of France.

Saketh Myneni defeated Fabrice Martin of France in the qualifying round in Canada.   -  PTI

Davis Cup player Saketh Myneni reached the second and final qualifying round of the $4,691,730 Rogers Cup ATP Tour event in Canada with a 7-6(2), 6-2 victory over Fabrice Martin of France.

In the second round, the 28-year-old Saketh was scheduled to challenge Radek Stepanek of the Czech Republic.

Another Davis Cup player, 21-year-old Ramkumar Ramanathan’s fine run ended in the semifinals of the $50,000 Challenger in Binghamton, as he was beaten 6-2, 6-4 by Mitchell Krueger of the U.S. Ramkumar collected $2510 and 29 ATP points.

In the ITF women’s event in Egypt, top seeds Dhruthi Venugopal and Ola Abou Zekry of Egypt were beaten 10-4 in the super tie-break of the doubles final by second seeds Karin Kennel of Switzerland and Victoria Muntean of France. It was the sixth successive doubles final for Dhruthi.

The results:

$4,691,730 Rogers Cup ATP Tour, Toronto, Canada

Qualifying singles (first round): Saketh Myneni bt Fabrice Martin (Fra) 7-6(2), 6-2.

$100,000 Challenger men, Astana, Kazakhstan

Qualifying singles (second and final round): Mikhail Elgin (Rus) bt Vishnu Vardhan 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.

$50,000 Challenger men, Binghamton, U.S.

Singles (semifinals): Mitchell Krueger (U.S.) bt Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-2, 6-4.

$10,000 ITF men, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Qualifying singles (first round): Peter Mick (Svk) bt Anshuman Gulia 6-0, 6-2; Sagar Ahuja bt Michael Atlesson Staff (Nor) 6-2, 6-0.

$10,000 ITF men, Xativa, Spain

Qualifying singles (first round): Bruno Mardones (Esp) bt Priyank Soni 6-0, 6-0; Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam bt Troy Dixon (GBR) 6-2, 6-1.

$10,000 ITF men, Thu Dau Mot City, Vietnam

Qualifying singles (second and final round): Kazuya Tamura (Jpn) bt Jatin Dahiya 6-3, 6-4; Shunrou Takeshima (Jpn) bt Ansu Bhuyan 6-4,

6-4.

$10,000 ITF women, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Doubles (final): Karin Kennel (Sui) & Vitoria Muntean (Fra) bt Ola Abou Zekry (Egy) & Dhruthi Venugopal 7-6(4), 2-6, 10-4.

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