ITF Futures: Prashanth ousts Rastogi

Second seed Vishnu Varadhan and unseeded Vijay Sundar Prashanth entered the men`s singles semifinals of the ITF Futures men`s tennis tournament here on Thursday.

Updated: Apr 28, 2011, 23:37 PM IST

Chennai: Second seed Vishnu Varadhan and unseeded Vijay Sundar Prashanth entered the men`s singles semifinals of the ITF Futures men`s tennis tournament here on Thursday.

Prashanth caused a major upset when he ousted top seed Karan Rastogi 6-4, 6-3 while Vardhan overcame Ranjeet Virali Murugesan 7-5, 6-2, in the quarterfinals.
In the two other quarterfinal matches, fourth seeded Julien Dubail (BEL) beat Vivek Shokeen (IND) 6-3, 6-4 while Patrik Rosenholm (SWE) received a walk-over from Fornell Mesters (Spain).
Other results (Doubles):

Semifinals: Vijay Sundar Prasanth/Arun Prakash Rajagopaln bt Junn Mitsuhash(JPN)/Christopher Rungkat (INA) 7-5, 6-4; Sie Elbert (INA)/Perakiat Siriluethai Wattana (Thai) bt Mark-Alexander Kepler (GER)/Amrit Narasimhan (USA) 6-4, 6-1.

IANS