Sania Mirza, in partnership with Shuai Zhang of China, beat Tayisiya Morderger and Yana Morderger of Germany 6-2, 6-3 to reach the doubles quarterfinals of the EUR 189,708 WTA tennis tournament in Luxembourg.
In the men’s Challenger in France, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja made the doubles semifinals with a 3-6, 6-1, 10-5 victory over Teymuraz Gabashvili and Maxime Janvier.
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In the ATP Challenger in Turkey, Sriram Balaji in partnership with Hiroki Moriya of Japan lost the doubles quarterfinals after being two points away from winning the match at 5-2 in the second set tie-break, against second seeds Jamie Cerretani and Fabian Fallert, who prevailed 3-6, 7-6 (5), 10-7.
EUR 189,708 WTA, Luxembourg
- Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Shuai Zhang (Chn) & Sania Mirza bt Tayisiya Morderger & Yana Morderger (Ger) 6-2, 6-3.
EUR 189,708 WTA, Portoroz, Slovenia
- Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Lucia Bronzetti (Ita) & Nika Radisic (Slo) bt Emily Webley-Smith (GBR) & Rutuja Bhosale 6-4, 6-4.
EUR 66,640 Challenger, Rennes, France
- Doubles (quarterfinals): Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan & Purav Raja bt Teymuraz Gabashvili (Rus) & Maxime Janvier (Fra) 3-6, 6-1, [10-5].
USD 52,080 Challenger, Istanbul, Turkey
- Doubles (quarterfinals): Jamie Cerretani (U.S.) & Fabian Fallert (Ger) bt Hiroki Moriya (Jpn) & Sriram Balaji 3-6, 7-6 (5), [10-7];
- Pre-quarterfinals: Hiroki Moriya & Sriram Balaji bt Chun-Hsin Tseng & Tung-Lin Wu (Tpe) 6-4, 6-1.
USD 25,000 ITF men, Madrid, Spain
- Doubles (quarterfinals): Roberto Ortega-Olmedo & Carlos Sanchez Jover (Esp) w.o. Carlos Lopez Montagud (Esp) & Manish Sureshkumar.
USD 15,000 ITF men, Monastir, Tunisia
- Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam bt Guy Orly Iradukunda (Bdi) 6-4, 6-4;
- First round: Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam bt Evgeny Philippov (Rus) 7-6 (4), 6-4.
USD 15,000 ITF women, Melilla, Spain
- Doubles (quarterfinals): Enola Chiesa (Ita) & Sathwika Sama bt Nina Rudiukova & Anastasia Veselova (Rus) 6-4, 6-2.
USD 15,000 ITF women, Monastir, Tunisia
- Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Olga Helmi (Den) bt Sahaja Yamalapalli 7-5, 6-4; Mariana Drazic (Cro) bt Zeel Desai 6-4, 6-4; Sravya Shivani bt Yuka Hosoki (Jpn) 6-2, 6-4;
- First round: Sahaja Yamalapalli bt Shelby Prince (US) 6-2, 6-0; Zeel Desai bt Jennifer Luikham 7-6(6), 6-0; Sravya Shivani bt Lola Marandel (Fra) 6-3, 6-2.