NEW DELHI: Rohan Gajjar defeated Vivek Shokeen 6-2, 7-6(2) in the pre-quarterfinals of the $15,000 ITF men’s Futures tennis tournament at Meshref, Kuwait, on Wednesday.

The eighth-seeded Vishnu Vardhan was the other Indian to make the quarterfinals, as he beat qualifier Roman Kislyanskiy of Russia.

The results (pre-quarterfinals): Rohan Gajjar bt Vivek Shokeen 6-2, 7-6(2); Vishnu Vardhan bt Roman Kislyanskiy (Rus) 6-2, 6-1.

First round: Hsin-Han Lee (Tpe) bt Sriram Balaji 7-5, 4-6, 6-4; Vivek Shokeen bt David Rice (GBR) 3-6, 6-4, 7-6(6); Pierrick Ysern (Fra) bt V. M. Ranjeet 6-3, 6-2.

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