Yuki Bhambri sails into ITF men`s quarter-final
Kolkata: Sixth seed Yuki Bhambri defeated K Wachiramanowong of Thailand 6-1 6-4 to enter men`s singles quarter-finals of the ITF men`s Futures event at the Calcutta South Club clay courts here on Wednesday.
There were no upsets in the men`s singles as all the top seeds made the last eight. In the doubles, the Indian duo of Christopher Marquis and Sunil Kumar Sipaeya made the quarterfinals after the top seeds from Germany, Gero Kretschmer and Alexander Satschko retired in the first set with the scores reading 6-3.
Results: Men`s Singles Pre Quarter Finals : Adam Kellner (Hun)(1) beat Chandril Sood (WC) 6-1,6-0; Yuki Bhambri (6) beat K. Wachiramanowong (Tha) 6-1,6-4; Kaza Vinayak Sharma (Q) beat Vignesh Peranamallur (Q) 7-6(2),6-2; Ranjeet Virali Murugesan (7) beat N. Vijay Sundar Prashanth 7-6(6),7-6(2); Roko Karanusic (Cro)(5) beat Vijayant Malik 7-6(9-7),6-3; T. Weissborn (Aut) beat Perakiat Siriluethaiwattana (Tha)(LL) 6-2,6-1; Nicolas Reissig (Aut)(8) beat Maximilian Neuchrist (Aut)(Q) 7-5,6-4; Jaan-Frederik Brunken (Ger) beat Rupesh Roy 6-3,6-7(4-7),6-3.
Men`s Doubles Pre Quarter Finals : Christopher Marquis & Sunil Kumar Sipaeya beat Gero Kretschmer (Ger) & Alexander Satschko (Ger)(1) 3-6,(Retd.); N. Vijay Sundar Prashanth & Rupesh Roy beat Gerald Melzer (Aut) & Nicolas Reissig (Aut) 6-3,6-4; S. Narayanswamy & Ashutosh Singh (3) beat Kunal Anand & Aaditya Tewari (W&C) 6-0,7-6(7-2); Maximilian Neuchrist (Aut) & Tristan Samuel Weissborn (Aut) beat Chandril Sood & Lakshit Sood (WC) 6-4,6-3; Suresh Krishna & Saurav Sukul (WC) beat Kenny Bun (Cam) & Abhijeet Tiwari 6-4,6-7(5-7),(12-10); Yuki Bhambri & Ranjeet Virali Murugesan (4) beat Kirati Siributwong (Tha) & Siriluethaiwattana (Tha) 6-0,6-3; Vijayant Malik & Vivek Shokeen beat Vignesh Peranamallur & Kaza Vinayak Sharma 6-2,6-1; Divij Sharan & Vishnu Vardhan (2) w/o Ronak Manuja & Vaja Uzakov (Uzb).