Ramkumar , Siddharth in Semis of MSLTA 25K Mens ITF Tennis Tournament

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Mumbai, November 24, 2023 : Davis Cupper Ramkumar Ramanathan and National Champion Siddharth Vishwkarma entered the semifinals at the singles event , while Ramkumar combining with Mumbai player Purav Raja stormed into the Doubles finals at the MSLTA $25000 Mens ITF tennis championships being organized by Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association (MSLTA) and played at their GA Ranade Tennis centre at Mumbai.

In the quarterfinals played third seeded Ramkumar Ramanathan pulled out a close 7-6(6), 3-6, 7-5 win over Japanese Ryuki Matsuda Ramkumar hit 9 Aces in a match lasting 3 hour 16 minutes , he will now take on second seeded German Louis Wessels who rallied past Indian S D Prajwal Dev winning 6-4, 6-3

In an All Indian affair National Champion and National Games Gold Medallist Siddharth Vishwakarma upset sixth seeded Sidharth Rawat 6-3, 6-3 and will clash with qualifier Harrison Adams of USA who caused the biggest upset of the event toppling top seed Evgeny Donskoy of Russia 6-3, 7-6(4)

Top seeded pair of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Purav Raja outplayed Japanese pair of Ryuki Matsuda and Ryotaro Taguchi 6-3, 6-4 to enter the doubles finals the Indian pair will take on Harrison Adams of USA and Vladyslav Orlov of Ukraine who upset the second seeded pair of S D Prajwal Dev and Nitin Kumar Sinha winning 7-5, 7-5.

The singles semifinals will be played at 10.30am while the Doubles finals will be played at 3.00pm

Results: Singles: Quarterfinal round: Mens:
Ramkumar Ramanathan (Ind) [3] bt Ryuki Matsuda (Jpn) [5] 7-6(6), 3-6, 7-5;
(Q)Harrison Adams (Usa) bt Evgeny Donskoy [1] 6-3, 7-6(4);
Siddharth Vishwakarma (Ind) bt Sidharth Rawat (Ind) [6] 6-3, 6-3;
Louis Wessels (Ger) [2] bt S D Prajwal Dev (Ind) [7] 6-4, 6-3;

Doubles: Semifinal Round:
Harrison Adams (Usa) / Vladyslav Orlov (Ukr) bt S D Prajwal Dev (Ind) [2] / Nitin Kumar Sinha (Ind) 7-5, 7-5;
Purav Raja (Ind) / Ramkumar Ramanathan (Ind) [1] bt Ryuki Matsuda (Jpn) / Ryotaro Taguchi (Jpn) 6-3, 6-4