INDORE, NOV 19
Jui-Chen Hung caused a mild upset as the Taipei player shocked fifth seeded Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan in three sets in the singles first round match in the $ 15,000 ITF Men’s Futures Tennis Tournament here today. Hung lost the first set at 6-1 but quickly adjusted his game and staged a fine rally to overcome seeded Ranjeet.
Jui-Chen Hung won the next two sets by 6-3, 6-4 and the match to advance to the second round where his opponent will be Vishnu Vardhan who ousted Aaditya Tewari with a comfortable margin of 6-1, 6-2.
Purav Rana surrendered the first set without winning even a single game (0-6) against Markos Kalovelonis of Greece. However, Purav Raja matched his opponent in departments of the game but went down fighting in tie-breaker in the second set. With 7-6 (5) win in second set, Karkos moved into second round where he is pitted against eight seeded Indian Ramkumar Ramanathan who accounted for Garvit Batra in straight sets 6-2, 6-4.
In a tough match among foreigners, David Pel of Netherlands ousted Timon Reichelt of Germany in three sets 6-4 4-6 6-3.
Singles (Ist round): Markos Kalovelonis (Gre) bt Purav Raja (Ind) 6-0 7-6(5), Ramkumar Ramanathan (Ind)  bt Garvit Batra (Ind) 6-2 6-4, Jung-Woong Na (Kor)  bt Vinayak Sharma Kaza (Ind) 6-3 6-3,
David Pel (Ned) bt Timon Reichelt (Ger) 6-4 4-6 6-3, Karunuday Singh (Ind)  bt Fedor Chervyakov (Rus) 6-4 6-4, Jui-Chen Hung (Tpe) bt Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan (Ind)  1-6 6-3 6-4, Vishnu Vardhan (Ind) bt Aaditya Tewari (Ind) 6-1 6-2 , N.Sriram Balaji (Ind)  bt Lakshit Sood (Ind) 6-4 6-1.
Doubles (Ist round): Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (Ind) / Purav Raja (Ind)  bt Timur Khabibulin (Kaz) / Shonigmatjon Shofayziyev (Uzb) 6-1 4-6 [10-3], Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash (Ind) / Arjun Kadhe (Ind) bt Jui-Chen Hung (Tpe) / Markos Kalovelonis (Gre) 7-6(4) 6-4, Daniiar Duldaev (Kgz) / Karunuday Singh (Ind) bt Jannis Liniger (Sui) / Luca Margaroli (Sui)  6-4 6-4, Chandril Sood (Ind) / Lakshit Sood (Ind) bt Garvit Batra (Ind) / Rakshit Rishi (Ind) 6-4 6-3.