It will be a good chance for top seed Vishnu Vardhan to step up his ranking so that he can spend more time in the Challengers, while it will be an opportunity to provide the much needed boost to his career for home boy Sanam Singh, as the ITF men's Futures tennis tournament starts at the CLTA Complex here on Monday.

The seeds: 1. Vishnu Vardhan, 2. Arata Onozawa (Jpn), 3. Rohan Gajjar, 4. Kento Takeuchi (Jpn); 5. V. M. Ranjeet, 6. Hsin-Han Lee (Tpe), 7. Sarvar Ikramov (Uzb), 8. Saketh Myneni.

The results: Qualifying event (second and final round): Kevin Jordi (Sui) bt Kenny Bun (Cam) 6-2, 7-6(6); Akash Wagh bt Ronak Manuja 7-6(2), 6-3; Hsien-Yin Peng (Tpe) bt Vivek Shokeen 6-2, 6-4; Dineshkanthan Thangarajah (Sri) bt Miles Bugby (GBR) 7-6(4), 6-2; Arunprakash Rajagopalan bt Chandril Sood 6-3, 6-2; Jordi Munoz-Abreu (Esp) bt Daniiar Duldaev (Kgz) 6-4, 6-4; Vijay Kannan bt Kunal Anand 6-2, 4-6, 6-1; Matthieu Vierin (Ita) bt Motoaki Kita (Jpn) 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.

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