Ramkumar moves into the quarterfinals

July 19, 2018 10:17 pm | Updated 10:17 pm IST - Newport



Ramkumar Ramanathan knocked out eighth seed Denis Kudla of the US 4-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the pre-quarterfinals of the $623,710 ATP tennis tournament here on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old will next play Canada’s Vasek Pospisil. It had been erroneously reported that Ramkumar had lost to Victor Estrella Burgois in the opening round.

The results: $623,710 ATP, Newport, USA: Pre-quarterfinals: Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Denis Kudla (USA) 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. First round: Ramkumar bt Victor Estrella Burgois (Dom) 6-4, 6-1.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Austin Krajicek (USA) & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan bt Nicholas Monroe (USA) & John-Patrick Smith (Aus) 5-7, 6-1, [10-8]; Jamie Cerretani (USA) & Leander Paes bt Luke Bambridge & Jonny O’Mara (GBR) 6-4, 6-3.

$125,000 Challenger, Astana, Kazakhstan: Pre-quarterfinals: Aleksandr Nedovyesov (Kaz) bt Arjun Kadhe 6-3, 6-7(4), 6-4. Doubles (quarterfinals): Denis Yevseyev (Kaz) & Kadhe bt Alejandro Gonzalez (Col) & Benjamin Lock (Zim) 4-6, 7-5, [10-2].

$25,000 ITF men, Kunshan, China: Pre-quarterfinals: Aryan Goveas bt Hanyi Liu (Chn) 7-5, 6-2. Doubles (semifinals): Runhao Hua & Shi Hong Zeng (Chn) bt Ajeet Rai (NZ) & Goveas 7-6(0), 6-4.

$15,000 ITF men, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Doubles (quarterfinals): Yuichi Ito (Jpn) & Nuttannon Kadchapanan (Tha) bt Sumit Sarkar (US) & Anurag Nenwani 6-4, 6-0.

$25,000 ITF women, Nonthaburi, Thailand: Pre-quarterfinals: Rutuja Bhosale bt Ankita Raina 6-4, 6-3. Doubles (semifinals): Rutuja & Y. Pranjala bt Jia-Qi Kang (Chn) & Peangtarn Plipuech (Tha) 6-2, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF women, Jakarta, Indonesia: Pre-quarterfinals: Zeel Desai bt Zhuoma Ni Ma (Chn) 6-2, 6-0; Mahak Jain bt Fitriana Sabrina (Ina) 6-3, 3-6, 6-3; Kanika Vaidya bt Sai Samhitha 7-5, 6-2. Doubles (quarterfinals): Mana Ayukawa (Jpn) & Zeel Desai bt Fitriani Sabatini & Fitriana Sabrina (Ina) 6-3, 6-1; Zhibek Kulambayeva (Kaz) & YeXin Ma (Chn) bt Sai Samhitha & Rishika Sunkara 6-2, 6-2 .

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