Suraj breezes past qualifier Hardeep

The three seeds who took to court made it to the second round while two players retired due to exhaustion, cramps and weak bellies in the first round of the Sobha ITF Mysuru Open at the Infosys Campus here on Monday.

Taipe’s Jui-Chen Hung, seeded 6, sailed to a 6-1, 6-1 win against wild card recipient Garvit Batra. Fourth seed Sasi Kumar Mukund carved out a 6-3, 6-3 verdict over qualifier Nitin Kumar Sinha. Karnataka’s top player Suraj Prabodh breezed past qualifier Hardeep Singh Sandhu 6-2, 6-3. Wild card recipient from KSLTA, SD Prajwal Dev defeated  Shahbaaz Khan 7-6 (5), 6-2.

In the doubles section, fourth seeds, the Sood twins –– Chandril and Lakshit -- cruised past Aditya Tewari and Neishit Vakil 6-3, 6-3. Sagar Ahuja and Jatin Dahiya produced a 6-3, 6-1 victory over Mohith Manoharan and Darshan Srinivas 6-3, 6-1.  Rohan Bhatia and Maninder Singh had to battle it out in the decider against the duo of Garvit Batra and Sandeep Choudhary before prevailing 6-4, 4-6, 10-3.

Results: (Prefix denotes seeding): Men’s singles (1st round): (All Indians unless mentioned): 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; 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 (1st 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.

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