Mukund, Larriere reach last eight of ITF Futures
Chennai, Sept 13 (PTI) Second-seed Sasikumar Mukund of India was among the three seeded players to reach the quarterfinals of P S Kailasam ITF Men's Futures Tennis Championship 2017 at the Powerpak Tennis Academy here today.
Mukund made short work of compatriot Dalwinder Singh 6-1, 6-3 to advance along with No.4 seed Colin van Beem of the Netherlands and Haadin Bava of India.
Earlier in the day, Jui-Chen Hung of Taipei completed the formality of ousting top seed Sumit Nagal with a 6-3, 6-3 win in a match stopped yesterday owing to bad light.
However, Hung went down in the next match, losing 2-6, 2-6 to Korea's Seong-Gook Oh.
In other matches, Frenchman Clement Larriere upset eighth seed Cameron Silverman of the US 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (5) in a match of fluctuating fortunes. Kelsey Stevenson of Canada played attacking tennis to down fifth-seed Lucas Gomez of Mexico in straight sets.
Results - Men