Sixth seed Ramkumar Ramanatan beat qualifying Vladislav Orlov in the first round of the $ 52,080 Challenger tennis tournament.
In the $ 100,000 ITF Women’s Tournament in Dubai, Ankita Raina and Teresa Mikhalikova advanced to the quarterfinals, beating Alena Fomin-Klotz and Yekaterina Yashina.
In the $ 25,000 ITF Women’s $ 25,000 tournament in Ortisei, Italy, Karman Kaur Tandi defeated Ilena In-Albon with fourth seed to advance to the quarterfinals.
Outright: $ 100,000 ITF Women’s, Dubai: Doubles: Preliminary Quarterfinals: Teresa Mikhalikova (Svk) and Ankita Raina from Alena Fomin-Klotz and Ekaterina Yashina (Rus) 7-5, 7-5.
$ 60,000 ITF Women, Brasilia: Round One: Carolina Meligeni Alves (bra) bt Riya Bhatia 3-6, 6-2, retd.
$ 25,000 ITF Women, Ortisei, Italy: Singles: Preliminary Quarterfinals: Pocket Kaur Tandi vs. Ilena In-Albon (Sui) 6-4, 4-6, 6-3. Round one: Pocket Kaur Tandi vs. Deborah Chiesa (Italy) 4-6, 6-0, 1-0, retired.
$ 15,000 ITF Women, Cancun, Mexico: Round One: Ravina Kingsley (South Africa) from Sahaji Yamalapalli 7-5, 6-2.
Doubles: Preliminary Quarterfinals: Isabella Barrera Aguirre & Marica Jones (USA) – Lucia Gonzalez (Per) & Sahaja Yamalapalli 6-1, 6-1.
$ 52,080 Challenger, Manama: Round One: Ramkumar Ramanatan – Vladislav Orlov (Ukr) 6-2, 6-4.
Doubles: Pre-Quarterfinals: Sriram Balaji and Divij Sharan from Abdulkarim Abdulnabi and Hasan Abdulnabi (Brn) 6-1, 6-0; Arjun Kadhe and Ramkumar Ramanatan from Omar Ahmed and Saud Alhogbani (Brn) 6-0, 3-1, retd.; Nuno Borges and Francisco Cabral (Por), Gonzalo Oliveira (Por) and Jivan Nedunchejian 3-6, 6-2, [10-6]…