Nagpur: Suraj Prabodh of Karnataka has been given top billing in the Gondwana Club All-India Ranking Men’s tennis tournament. The main draw matches commence on Monday.
Another Karnataka player Siddharth Dave will be second seed. Siddharth Vishwakarma (UP) and Shahbaaaz Khan (Maharashtra) will be third and fourth seed, respectively.
The qualifications matches ended on Sunday. Siddharth Vishwakarma (UP), Sourav Shukul (WB), Arpit Sharma (Raj), Jayesh Pungliya (Mah), Sanjeev Abhinav (TN), Sunny Dahiya (Har), Mankad Bruhad (Mah) and Yuvraj Singh (Pun) have qualified for the main draw.
RESULTS (Qualifying round):
Men’s singles: Sunny Dahiya (Mah) bt Prashant Selvaraj (TN) 7-6 (4), 7-5, 6-3; Sourav Shukul (WB) bt Osama Shaik (AP) 6-2, 6-4; Arpit Sharma (Raj) bt Poorva Kumar (Kar) 6-2, 7-6 (1); Siddharth Vishwakarma (UP) bt Sourav Kumar Singh (WB) 6-1, 6-1; Sanjeev Abhinav (TN) bt Dev Chauhan (UP) 6-1, 6-1; Jayesh Pungliya (Mah) bt Sirnivasan Naithrav (TN) 6-3, 7-5; Mankad Bruhad (Mah) bt Santosh Kumar Mallik (ORS) 6-1, 7-6(4); Yuvraj Singh (Pun) bt Himanshu Sagar (TN) 6-2, 6-4.