The second-seeded Shweta Rana blanked Doria Khetib of Algeria in the first round of the $10,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Algeria.

Other results: First round: Shivika Burman bt Sanaa Benkaddour (Alg) 6-0, 6-2. Doubles: Victori Chehal & Nikita Deshmukh bt Samara Amour & Sofia Benhalima (Alg) 6-7(3), 6-3, 10-8.

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