Top seed Ishaq Iqbal of West Bengal defeated Dhiraj from Tamil Nadu in straight sets by 6-2, 6-2 to move to Singles pre-quarter finals of Gondwana Cup All India Men’s Tennis Tournament. Chhattisgarh State Tennis Association (CSTA) in association with All India Tennis Association is organising the tournament in Raipur from February 22 to 26.
In other matches played on Monday, Raghav Jaisinghani
(MP) defeated Mohit Bharadwaj (Delhi) by 6-4, 6-1, Mohit Mayur Jayprakash (TN) defeated Yash CHourasiya (Delhi) by 6-1, 6-2, Lohit Akash (TN) defeated Ominder Boysoya (Haryana) by 6-0, 6-1, Drona Walia (Uttarakhand) defeated Ankit Chopda (Punjab) by 6-7(5), 6-0, 6-4, Sarthak Sudan (Delhi) defeated Atharv Sharma (Maharashtra) by 4-6, 6-2, 6-0, Chandril Sood (Punjab) defeated Suhit Lankareddy (Telangana) by 6-2, 6-0, Rohan Mehra (Delhi) defeated Parikshit Somani (Assam) by 6-2, 6-4, Madhwin Kamath (Gujarat) defeated Shubham Malhotra (Delhi) by 6-3, 6-3, Vishnu Vardhan (Telangana) defeated Bharat Nishok (TN) by 7-6(5), 7-6(4), YAsh Yadav (MP) defeated Chinmay Dev Chouhan (Uttarakhand) by 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, second seed Paras Dahiya (Haryana) defeated Sandesh Kurale (Maharashtra) by 6-2, 6-2, Karan Singh (Haryana) defeated third seed Lakshit Sood (Punjab) by 3-6, 7-5, 6-4 to make upset. The winners entered the pre-quarter finals of the tournament.