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 s singles (First round): Jui-Chen Hung (Taipei) bt Sumit Nagal (Ind)  6-3, 6-3; Ju-Hae Moon (Korea) bt Yurii Dzhavakian (Ukraine)  6-4, 5-1 (retired).
Second round: Arjun Kadhe (Ind) bt Tae-Woo Lee (KOR) 7-5 (retired); Colin van Beem (NED)  bt Vinayak Sharma Kaza (Ind) 7-6(8), 1-6, 6-3; Kelsey Stevenson (Canda) bt Lucas Gomez (Mex)  6-3, 6-4; Seong-Gook Oh (Korea) bt Jui-Chen Hung (Taipei) 6-2, 6-2.
Haadin Bava (Ind)  bt Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan (Ind) 6-3, 6-3; Jayesh Pungliya (Ind) bt Ju-Hae Moon (Korea) 6-1, 6-0.
Men s Doubles (First round): Anirudh Chandrasekar/Vignesh Peranamallur (Ind) bt Clement Larriere (FRA)/Cing-Yang Meng (Taipei) 6-3, 7-6 (3); Vasisht Cheruku/ Sasi Kumar Mukund (Ind) bt Cameron Silverman (USA)/Colin van Beem (NED) 6-3, 3-6, 10-6.
Second round: Arjun Kadhe/Rishabdev Raman (Ind) bt Yu Hsiang Chiu/Jui-Chen Hung (Taipei) 2-6, 7-5, 10-7; Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash/Vinayak Sharma Kaza (Ind)  bt Yurii Dzhavakian (UKR)/Jessy Kalambay (SUI) 6-3, 6-2.
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