Sriram, Vishnu in Shenzhen Challenger final

Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan made the doubles final with a 7-6(5), 7-6(4) victory over thrid seeds James Cerretani of the US and Toshihide Matsui of Japan.

Vishnu Vardhan (in pic) and N. Sriram Balaji will meet the fourth seeds Austin Krajicek and Jackson Withrow of the US.   -  S. Mahinsha

Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan made the doubles final with a 7-6(5), 7-6(4) victory over thrid seeds James Cerretani of the US and Toshihide Matsui of Japan in the $75,000 Challenger in China on Friday.

In the final, the Indian pair will challenge the fourth seeds Austin Krajicek and Jackson Withrow of the US.

In the Challenger in the US, the top seeds Leander Paes and Purav Raja were beaten in the quarterfinals.

RESULTS


$75,000 Challenger men, Shenzhen, China: Doubles (semifinals): Sriram Balaji & Vishnu Vardhan bt James Cerretani (US) & Toshihide Matsui (Jpn) 7-6(5), 7-6(4). 

$75,000 Challenger, Charlottesville, US: Doubles (quarterfinals): Denis Kudla & Danny Thomas (US) 7-6(2), 6-2.

$15,000 ITF men, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Singles (quarterfinals): Scott Griekspoor (Ned) bt Suraj Prabodh 6-1, 6-1.