Kalvin Golmei and Prajnesh Gunneswaran enter pre-quarters

March 12, 2018 10:28 PM

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
CHANDIGARH: CLTA player Calvin advanced into pre-quarterfinals after beating Luka Pavlovic of France in straight sets  6-2, 6-2  in the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Men’s Futures US$-15,000 Tennis Tournament at the Sector 10 Tennis Stadium here today.

Top seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran of India defeated Goran Markovic of Serbia in straight sets 6-4, 6-2. Dalvinder Singh worked hard to overcome a spirited Aryan Goveas in 3 setter marathon match. Dalvinder lost 1st set 1-6. After 1st set down Dalvinder came back strongly with top form of his game and won the match 6-3, 6-3 in second and third set. Seventh seed Karanuday Singh won from Jui-Chen Hung of Taipei in straight sets 6-4, 4-3 (Retired).

In the men’s doubles 1st round Vijayant Malik / Dalwinder Singh defeated Anirudh Chandrasekar / Vignesh Peranamallur 6-4, 6-0. Second seed Arjun Khade / N Prashanth won from Lance Pierre Du Toit of South Africa / Lika Pavlovic of France 6-2, 6-2.
Results: Singles (Ist round):  Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND) [1] bt. Goran Markovic (SRB) 6-4, 6-2,  Dalwinder Singh (IND) bt. Aryan Govras (IND) 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 , Karunuday Singh (IND) [7] bt. Jui Chen Hung (TPE) 6-4, 4-3 Retired,  Calvin Golmei Naithaolin (IND) bt. Luka Pavlovic (FRA) 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles (1st round):  Vijayant Malik (IND) / Dalwinder Singh (IND) bt. Anirudh Chandrasekar (IND) / Vignesh Peranamallur (IND) 6-4, 6-0,  Nicholas Bybel (USA) [4] / Lakshit Sood (IND) bt. Haadin Bava (IND) / Aryan Goveas (IND) 7-6(6), 7-5, Kunal Anand (IND) / Shahbaaz Khan (IND) bt. Yu Hsiang Chiu (TPE) / Jui Chen Hung (TPE) 7-6(4), 3-6 [9-5] Retired ,  Sidharth Rawat (IND) / Manish Sureshkumar (IND) bt. Ankit Chopra (IND) / Karunuday Singh (IND) 7-6(5), 7-6(2),    Goran Markovic (SRB) / Manuel Pena Lopez (ARG) bt. Naithaolin Calvin Golmei (IND) / Rishabh Sharda (IND) 6-1, 6-0,  Arjun Khade (IND) [2] / N Prashanth (IND) bt. Lance Pierre Du Toit (RSA) / Lika Pavlovic (FRA)  6-2, 6-2 .

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