Lakshit Sood defeated qualifier Igor Sobolta of Ukraine 1-6, 7-6(5), 6-3 in the first round of the ITF men’s Futures tennis tournament in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

The results: Singles (first round): Lakshit Sood bt Igor Sobolta (Ukr) 1-6, 7-6(5), 6-3; Siddharth Rawat bt Neeraj Elangovan 6-4, 6-1; P. C. Vignesh bt Youssef Hossam (Egy) 6-3, 6-3; Kumara P. Saradhi Adavelly bt Norbert Nagyi (Aut) 6-2, 6-1; Mark Fynn (Zim) bt Chandril Sood 6-1, 5-7, 7-5. Doubles (quarterfinals): Mohammed Fariz & P. C. Vignesh bt Neeraj Elangovan & Siddharth Rawat 6-3, 7-5.

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