Mandya (Karnataka), June 1 (IANS) All the top seeds, led by Vijayant Malik, duly made it to the semi-finals of the Prem Sugars ITF Mandya Open tennis tournament Thursday.
Top seed Malik defeated Chinese Bowen Ouyang 6-4, 7-5 in a one-hour-43-minute match while No.2 Ranjeet Virali Murugesan blasted past Vignesh Veerabadran 6-4, 6-0.
Third seed N. Sriram Balaji prevailed over Kaza Vinayak Sharma 6-2, 6-4, while fourth seed Saket Myneni overpowered his French opponent Sebastien Boltz 6-3, 6-4.
In the semi-finals, Malik will take on Balaji and Murugesan goes up against Myneni.
The duo of Sriram Balaji and Arun-Prakash Rajagopalan entered the doubles' final by defeating Kunal Anand and Ajai Selvaraj 6-2, 6-4, to set up a title clash with Myneni and Ouyang, who beat the Indian pair of Kunal Anand and Ajai Selvaraj 6-2, 6-4.
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