Sidharth Rawat in quarterfinals, Adil advances

In Colombo, Niki Poonacha, Manish Sureshkumar, Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam and Nitin Kumar Sinha made the singles quarterfinals.

Adil Kalyanpur made the second round in Spain. (File Photo)   -  R. Ragu

Sidharth Rawat breezed past Skyler Butts of Hong Kong 6-2, 6-2 to enter the quarterfinals of the $25,000 ITF men’s Futures tennis tournament in Hong Kong on Wednesday.

Qualifier Adil Kalyanpur made the second round in Spain, with a 7-5, 6-4 victory over Sergi Perez Contri of Spain.

In Colombo, Niki Poonacha, Manish Sureshkumar, Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam and Nitin Kumar Sinha made the singles quarterfinals.

The results:

$25,000 ITF men, Hong Kong

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Chukang Wang (Chn) bt Karunuday Singh 6-3, 6-3; Sidharth Rawat bt Skyler Butts (Hkg) 6-2, 6-2

$25,000 ITF men, Cordoba, Spain

Singles (first round): Adil Kalyanpur bt Sergi Perez Contri (Esp) 7-5, 6-4.

$15,000 ITF men, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Ignacio Carou (ARg) bt Vasisht Cheruku 6-3, 7-6(3);  Niki Poonacha bt Pruchya SIsaro (Tha) 6-4, 6-2; Vladyslav Orlov (Ukr) bt Vijayant Malik 4-2 (retired); Manish Sureshkumar bt Diego Matos (Bra) 6-1, 7-6(2); Michal Dembek (Pol) bt Anvit Bendre 6-2, 6-2; Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam bt Jirat Navasirisomboon (Tha) 6-4, 6-3; Nitin Kumar Sinha bt Muzammil Murtaza (Pak) 6-3, 4-6, 6-2

Doubles (quarterfinals): Naoki Takeda & Shunsuke Wakita (Jpn) bt Tarun Anirudh Chilakalapudi & Niki Poonacha 2-6, 6-1, [10-6]; Jirat Navasirisomboon & Chanchai Sookton-Eng (Tha) bt Chandril Sood & Lakshit Sood 6-4, 7-6(7)

Pre-quarterfinals: Pruchya Isaro & Phongsapak Kerolaphee (Tha) bt Anvit Bendre & SD Prajwal Dev 7-6(3), 6-4.

$15,000 ITF women, Guimares, Portugal

Singles (first round): Zeel Desai bt Valeria Bhunu (Zim) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3

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