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Jeevan eases past Torroni

Chennai, Feb 27, 2013, PTI:

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan scored a facile 6-0, 6-2 win over Giulio Torroni of Italy on a day when four other Indians entered the quarterfinals of the MCC-SR Subramaniam Memorial ITF Mens Futures at the Mayor Radhakrishnan stadium.

Third seeded Jeevan served strongly and played aggressive tennis to demolish his opponent.

The left-handed Elwin Antony played aggressively in the second and third sets to score a well deserved win over Vivek Shokeen, while Vijay Sundar Prashanth, V M Ranjeet and Vijayant Malik proved to be too good for their respective opponents.

Tak Khunn Wang of France upset the 2nd seed Sriram Balaji 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) with his fluent serve and return. Sriram was outplayed in the first set and fought back in the second, but Wang kept his cool to win the tiebreak comfortably 7-3.


In another match, Brazil’s Thales Turini defeated Moraing of Germany in a three-set encounter that lasted 2.45 hours.

Results (Indians unless stated otherwise): Singles: 1-Victor Crivoi (Rou) bt Laslo Urrutia Fuentes (Chi) 6-2, 6-1; Elwin Antony bt Vivek Shokeen 6-7 (6-8), 6-4, 6-2; 4-Thales Turini (Bra) bt Mats Moraing (Ger) 7-5, 6-7 (8-10), 7-6 (10-8); 5-Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan bt Mohd Assri Merzuki (Mas) 6-4, 6-2; 7-N Vijay Sundar Prashanth bt Sidharth Rawat 6-2, 6-4; 3-Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan bt Giulio Torroni (Ita) 6-0, 6-2; 6-Vijayant Malik bt Tom Schonenberg (Ger) 6-4, 6-1; Tak Khunn Wang (Fra) bt 2-N Sriram Balaji 6-2, 7-6 (7-3).

Doubles: Jui-Chen Hung (Tpe)/ Petar Tomic (Srb) bt Ramkumar Ramanathan/ Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan 4-6, 6-3 (13-11); Ting Yu Chuang (Tpe)/ Chih-Jen HO (Tpe) bt 3-Augusto Laranja/ Thales Turini (Bra) 6-3, 2-6 (10-6); 2-N Sriram Balaji/ Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan bt Elwin Antony/ Fariz Mohammed 6-1, 4-6 (10-7).

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