Mon. Apr 22nd, 2024
Anirudh-Vijay reaches quarterfinals of US Men's Clay Court Championship

The Indian men’s doubles pair of Anirudh Chandrasekar and Vijay Prashanth reached the quarterfinals of the US Men’s Clay Court Championship, an ATP tour function, on Monday with a straight-established gain in Houston.

Anirudh and Vijay defeated American wild card entrants Michael Mmoh and Frances Tiafoe 6-3, 6-4 in a round of 16 clash that lasted one particular hour and 19 minutes.

In the quarterfinals, Chandrasekar rated 113th in the globe, and Prashanth – ranked 101st – will face off from fourth-seeded Australian duo of M Purcell and J Thompson.

In February, at ATP Dallas 250, Anirudh and Vijay defeated second-seeded N Lammons and J Withrow 6-4, 7-6(2) to sign-up the greatest win of their profession.

27-year-aged Anirudh entered the major 100 rankings previous calendar year. In January this calendar year, Anirudh and Vijay performed their initial-ever Grand Slam celebration at the Australian Open up very last month right after they been given a wildcard entry.

Between other Indians who are also in the fray in the doubles levels of competition are Arjun Kadhe and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan. They will participate in from the pair of Marcus Daniell of New Zealand and Luis Martinez of Venezuela in the pre-quarterfinals on Wednesday. At the identical time, N Balaji and his German lover Andre Begemann experience prime-seeded Us residents Rajeev Ram and Austin Krajicek in yet another spherical of 16 matches.

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