Top-seeded Sriram Balaji outplayed Ashkan Dabiri of Iran 6-0, 6-1 in the pre-quarterfinals of the ITF men’s Futures tennis tournament in Esfahan, Iran, on Wednesday. In the quarterfinals, Balaji will play sixth seed Sarvar Ikramov of Uzbekistan. Third seed V.M. Ranjeet and the fifth seeded Vijay Sundar Prashanth also made the quarterfinals.

The results: Singles: Pre-quarterfinals: Sriram Balaji bt Ashkan Dabiri (Iri) 6-0, 6-1; Vijay Sundar Prashanth bt Chandril Sood 6-3, 6-0; V.M. Ranjeet bt M. Mohazebnia (Iri) 7-5, 6-2. Doubles: Quarterfinals: Balaji & Ranjeet w/o Mo Niaki (Can) & Anooshka Shahgholi (Iri); Chandril & Lakshit bt Rouzbeh Kamran & Farshad Talavar (Iri) 4-6, 7-6(3), 10-5.

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