Ranjeet, Lakshit, Vijay qualify for ATP Indore Open

Three Indians, including former national champion Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan, on Sunday made the main draw of the USD 50,000 ATP Indore Open after recording victories in their final rounds of the qualifying event, here today.

PTI| Updated: Oct 12, 2014, 22:25 PM IST
Ranjeet, Lakshit, Vijay qualify for ATP Indore Open

Indore: Three Indians, including former national champion Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan, on Sunday made the main draw of the USD 50,000 ATP Indore Open after recording victories in their final rounds of the qualifying event, here today.

Fourth seed Ranjeet overcame seventh seed and compatriot Chandril Sood 7-5 6-3 in two hours. He faces Chinese Taipei's Ti Chen in the first round of the main draw of the Challenger tournament.

Also qualifying was Lakshit Sood, who outplayed sixth seed Akash Wagh 6-2 6-3 in one hour and 17 minutes. Lakshit has drawn top seed from Kazakhstan Aleksandr Nedovysov in his first round.

Second seed N Vijay Sundar Prashant defeated Vinayak Kaza Sharma 6-4 6-3 to make the main draw, where he is up against compatriot Karunuday Singh.

The only Indian who today missed out on qualifying was Jatin Dahiya after being outclassed 0-6 2-6 by Italian top seed Riccardo Ghedin.

Now with the addition of three more Indians, a total of 15 players from the country will be competing in the main draw from tomorrow.