Vishnu Vardhan, Yuki Bhambri among stars for Men`s ITF

Last Updated: Nov 02, 2011, 20:07 PM IST

Chennai: Indian Davis Cuppers like Vishnu Vardhan and Yuki Bhambri, Japan`s Junn Mitsuhashi, Roverto Ortega-Olmedo (Spain), Alexander Satschko and James Marsalek (both England) will be the stars in action at Men`s ITF Futures, an ATP ranking tournament here from November 7 to 12.

The USD 10,000 event would have 32 singles and 16 doubles main draw, including four wild cards in singles and three in doubles, a press release from Tamil Nadu Tennis Association said.

Sponsored by the Steel Authority of India and Indian Oil Corporation, the event will have players of ranked world 385 and below from countries like Spain, Germany, Great Britain, China, Japan and Pakistan, besides India.

Besides Vishnu Vardhan and Yuki Bhambri, other Indians in the fray are Rohan Gajjar, Karunday Singh, V M Ranjeet, N Vijay Sundar Prashanth, N Sriram Balaji and R Ramkumar.

The sign in for qualifying rounds (48 players) will be on November 4, while the qualifying rounds will be on November 5 and 6.

The sign in for the main draw will be on November 6.

PTI