Easy outing for Jui-Chen Hung in ITF Mysuru Open tennis tournament
Mysuru, May 25 (IANS)
While all three seeded players made it to the second round on Monday, the hot weather conditions saw two players retiring due to exhaustion and cramps in the ITF Mysuru Open tennis tournament here.
Chinese Taipei's Jui-Chen Hung, seeded six, sailed through 6-1, 6-1 against wildcard Garvit Batra while fifth seeded Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash surged through, winning the tie-breakers in both the sets against Jatin Dahiya before succumbing to cramps. Fourth-seed Sasi Kumar Mukund carved out a 6-3, 6-3 win over qualifier Nitin Kumar Sinha.
Japan's Kazuma Kawachi, trailing Bangalore lad Rashein Samuel 1-2 in the first set, pulled out claiming illness and dizziness while Niki Kaliyanda Poonacha pulled out with cramps, having lost the first set via the tie-breaker but leading 5-2 in the second against Rishab Agarwal.
Results: (Prefix denotes seeding, Indians unless stated):
Men's singles (first round):
- S.D. Prajwal Dev bt Shahbaaz Khan 7-6(5), 6-2
- 6-Jui-Chen Jung (Tpe) bt Garvit Batra 6-1, 6-1
- 5-Mohit Mayur Jayaprkash bt Jatin Dahiya 7-6(5), 7-6(4)
- Rishab Agarwal bt Niki Kliyanda Poonacha 7-6(4), 2-5 (retd)
- Shotaro Goto (Jpn) bt Dalwinder Singh 6-3, 6-0
- Sidarth Rawat bt Haadin Bava 6-3, 7-6(4)
- 4-Sasi Kumar Mukund bt Nitin Kumar Sinha 6-3, 6-3
- Rashein Samuel bt Kazuma Kawachi 2-1 (Retd)
- Suraj R. Prabodh bt Hardeep Singh Sandhu 6-2, 6-3
Doubles (first round):
- 4-Chandril Sood/Lakshit Sood bt Aditya Tewari/Neishit Vakil 6-3, 6-3
- Sagar Ahuja/Jatin Dahiya bt Mohith Manoharan/Darshan Srinivasa 6-3, 6-1
- Rohan Bhatia/Maninder Singh bt Garvit Batra/Sandeep Choudhary 6-4, 4-6, 10-3