Indian sports activities information wrap, October 27



ITF Davangere Open: Bogdan beats Karan to arrange semifinal in opposition to Ramkumar

In contrast to the disastrous Thursday, the fancied gamers took their appointed spot within the semifinals of the ITF Davangere Open Males’s World Tennis Tour being performed on the Davanagere Tennis Affiliation, thus promising some thrilling motion within the semifinals slated for Saturday.

Within the quarterfinals performed right here on Friday, prime seed Nick Chappell of the USA dropped a set earlier than registering a 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 victory over fifth seed Sidharth Rawat to arrange a last-four conflict with eighth seed Niki Kaliyanda Poonacha. Niki was a 6-4, 6-3 winner over Manish Sureshkumar.

Second seed Bogdan Bobrov confronted a stiff resistance within the first set from Karan Singh whereas blanking his opponent within the second set for a 7-5, 6-0 victory. The customer will play the in-form Ramkumar Ramanathan within the different semifinal. The Davis Cupper brushed apart the problem of Madhwin Kamath in straight units 6-2, 6-1.

In the meantime the doubles semifinal matches went in opposition to the shape because the fourth seeded pair of Siddhant Banthia and Vishnu Vardhan rallied from a set right down to upset the fancied pair of second seeded Bogdan Bobrov and Nick Chappell 4-6, 6-3, 10-5 to make it to the title spherical.

Within the finals, the Indian duo will meet the third seeded countrymates Sai Karteek Reddy Gant and Manish Sureshkumar, who shocked the favourites and prime seeds Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan 7-6 (3), 6-4. By the way, Karteek and Manish had been the doubles finalists within the final leg in Dharwad.

These quarterfinal matches showcased the unbelievable talent and dedication of the gamers, leaving followers eagerly anticipating the upcoming rounds of the ITF Davangere Open Males’s World Tennis Tour.

The outcomes: (Seeds in parenthesis, Nation besides India talked about in brackets)

Singles Quarterfinals: 1-Nick Chappell (USA) bt 5-Sidharth Rawat 6-1, 3-6, 6-2; 2-Bogdan Bobrov bt Karan Singh 7-5, 6-0; 8-Niki Kaliyanda Poonacha bt Manish Sureshkumar 6-4, 6-3; Ramkumar Ramanathan bt Q-Madhwin Kamath 6-2, 6-1.

Semifinal line-up: 1-Nick Chappell (USA) Vs. 8-Niki Kaliyanda Poonacha; 2-Bogdan Bobrov Vs. Ramkumar Ramanathan.

Doubles (Semifinals): 3-Sai Karteek Reddy Ganta/Manish Sureshkumar bt 1-Purav Raja/Ramkumar Ramanathan 7-6 (3), 6-4; 4-Siddhant Banthia/Vishnu Vardhan bt 2-Bogdan Bobrov/Nick Chappell (USA) 4-6, 6-3, 10-5.

-Staff Sportstar


Akshay fires 65 for two-stroke lead at Haryana Open

Panchkula, Oct 27 (PTI) Chandigarh’s Akshay Sharma shot the week’s lowest rating of seven-under 65 within the third spherical to take a two-stroke lead over Jairaj Singh Sandhu on the Haryana Open golf event right here on Friday.

Akshay took his three-day complete to 15-under 201, whereas one other Chandigarh-based skilled Jairaj carded 68 to occupy the second place on the Panchkula Golf Membership.

The DLF Golf & Nation Membership duo of Honey Baisoya (66) and Abhinav Lohan (69) had been additionally in rivalry heading into spherical 4 as they sat in joint third place at 12-under 204.

Yuvraj Singh Sandhu, in sixth place at 10-under 206, and Angad Cheema, in tied tenth at eight-under 208, had been the opposite two Chandigarh gamers within the top-10.

TATA Metal PGTI Rating chief Om Prakash Chouhan (71) was tied tenth too.

Akshay (68-68-65), who gained the final of his two titles at Panchkula Golf Membership again in 2020, used the great recollections from that win to his benefit on Friday.

The 33-year-old made a gradual begin with three pars and a bogey on his first 4 holes earlier than selecting up the tempo with three birdies. His second bogey of the day on the ninth was his final error.

Akshay, at the moment eighth on the PGTI’s cash listing with two runner-up finishes within the final three occasions, was on hearth on the back-nine as he picked up six birdies to maneuver into the only real lead. On day three he made six conversions from a spread of 10 to 25 toes.

Left-hander Jairaj, 26, made an excellent begin with a 30-feet birdie conversion on the second and an eagle-two on the third the place he holed it from 40 yards.

Jairaj, searching for his maiden title, added one other birdie on the ninth however then had a contrasting back-nine with three birdies and three bogeys. He’s at the moment forty fourth on the PGTI’s advantage listing with one top-10 to his credit score this season.

Kolkata’s Shankar Das made a hole-in-one on the second gap throughout his spherical of 71. He was positioned tied thirtieth at three-under 213.

Umed Kumar was higher-placed among the many two amateurs who made the reduce. He was tied forty seventh at two-over 218.




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