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Vishnu Vardhan in doubles final

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Vishnu Vardhan and Toshihide Matsui of Japan, made the doubles final by beating the third seeds Yaraslav Shyla and Andrei Vasilevski of Belarus 7-6(2), 3-6, [10-5] in the $50,000 men’s Challenger in Fergana, Uzbekistan on Thursday.

In the $25,000 women’s event in Fergana, sixth seed Ankita Raina made the quarterfinals after a walkover from Komola Umarova of Uzbekistan.

The results: $50,000 Challenger men, Fergana, Uzbekistan: Doubles (semifinals): Toshihide Matsui (Jpn) & Vishnu Vardhan bt Yaraslav Shyla & Andrei Vasilevski (Blr) 7-6(2), 3-6, [10-5].

$10,000 ITF men, Hong Kong: Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Andrew Whittington (Aus) bt Rishab Agarwal 6-3, 6-2.

$25,000 ITF women, Fergana, Uzbekistan: Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Ankita Raina w/o. Komola Umarova (Uzb); Natela Dzalamidze (Rus) bt Natasha Palha 4-6, 7-5, 6-2. Doubles (quarterfinals): Veronika Kapshay (Ukr) & Natasha Palha bt Tamara Curovic (Srb) & Sabina Sharipova (Uzb) 6-1, 6-3; Prerna Bhambri & Ankita Raina bt Kamila Kerimbayeva (Kaz) & Ekaterina Yashina (Rus) 6-3, 6-0.

$10,000 ITF women, Anning, China: Doubles (quarterfinals): Sheng Yuqi & Zhao Di (Chn) bt Michika Ozeki (Jpn) & Rishika Sunkara 7-6(3), 6-3.

$10,000 ITF women, Grand Baie La Croisette, Mauritius: Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Snehadevi Reddy bt Vicky Geurinckx (Bel) 6-1, 6-4; Kyra Shroff bt Nicole Dzenga (Zim) 6-0, 6-4; Dhruthi Venugopal bt Claudia Williams (Nzl) 7-6(5), 6-4; Pauline Payet (Fra) bt Nidhi Chilumula 6-2, 6-1. Doubles (quarterfinals): Kyra Shroff & Dhruthi Venugopal bt Moulika Ram & Vasanti Shinde 4-6, 6-2, [10-4].

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