Ramkumar Ramanathan beat Salvatore Caruso 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 to set up a quarterfinal against top seed Benjaminn Bonzi in the €90,280 Challenger tennis tournament in Aix-en-Provence, France, on Thursday.
Ramkumar also made the doubles semifinals with Yuki Bhambri by beating the top seeds Austin Krajicek and Hugo Nys 6-3, 7-6(5).
€ 90,280 Challenger, Aix-en-Provence, France: Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Salvatore Caruso (ITA) 6-4, 3-6, 7-5. Doubles (quarterfinals): Yuki Bhambri & Ramkumar bt Austin Krajicek (US) & Hugo Nys (Mon) 6-3, 7-6(5).
$60,000 ITF women, Koper, Slovenia: Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Cristina Dinu (Rou) & Andrea Lazaro Garcia (Esp) bt Adrienn Nagy (Hun) & Prarthana Thombare 6-1, 1-6, [11-9].
$25,000 ITF women, Nottingham: Doubles (quarterfinals): Fanny Stollar (Hun) & Wang Yafan (Chn) bt Rutuja Bhosale & Ankita Raina 6-7(5), 4-1 (retired).
$25,000 ITF women, Daytona Beach, US: Singles (first round): Alexa Graham (USS) bt Riya Bhatia 6-4, 6-2. Doubles (quarterfinals): Rachel Gailis & Qavia Lopez (US) w/o Elizabeth Halbauer (US) & Riya Bhatia.
$25,000 ITF women, Tossa de Mar, Spain: Singles (first round): Ioana Loredana Rosca (Rou) bt Zeel Desai 6-2, 5-7, 6-0.