Paes-Cerretani duo enters ATP final


Tanisha and Mann Shah come good in Mauritius event

Shared News | UPDATED: AUGUST 24, 2018 21:11 IST

Leander Paes and Jamie Cerretani of the US beat Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and Artem Sitak 6-4, 2-6, [10-8] in the doubles semifinals of the $778,070 ATP tennis here.

In the ITF men’s Futures in Thailand, Karunuday Singh and Ronnie Schneider of the US won the doubles title

However, brothers Anirudh Chandrasekar and P.C. Vignesh were beaten in the doubles final in a similar tournament in China.


In the ITF women’s event in Korea, qualifier Ramya Natarajan made the semifinals with a 6-3, 6-4 victory over another qualifier Da Ye Kim of Korea.

In the ITF grade-4 junior tournament in Mauritius, Mann Shah won the boys’ title, but Tanisha Kashyap was beaten in the girls’ final by top seed Weronika Baszak of Poland. Tanisha won the doubles title with Weronika.



The results: $778,070 ATP, Winston Salem: Doubles: Semifinals: Jamie Cerretani (US) & Leander Paes bt Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi (Pak) & Artem Sitak (Nzl) 6-4, 2-6, [10-8].

$15,000 ITF men, Anning, China: Doubles: Final: Rhett Purcell & Olly Sadler (Nzl) bt Anirudh Chandrasekar & P.C. Vignesh 6-3, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF men, Nonthaburi: Doubles: Final: Ronnie Schneider (US) & Karunuday Singh bt Thomas Fancutt (Aus) & Chanchai Sookton-Eng (Tha) 5-7, 6-1, [10-5].



$15,000 ITF women, Gimcheon, Korea: Quarterfinals: Ramya Natarajan bt Da Ye Kim (Kor) 6-3, 6-4.

ITF grade-4 juniors, Phoenix, Mauritius: Boys: Final: Mann Shah bt Charl Morgan (RSA) 6-3, 6-4. Semifinals: Shah bt Codie Schalk Van Schalkwyk (Nam) 6-3, 6-2. Quarterfinals: Shah bt Toky Ranaivo (Mad) 6-3, 6-3.

Girls: Final: Weronika Baszak (Pol) bt Tanisha Kashyap 6-0, 6-2. Semifinals: Tanisha bt Maretha Burger (RSA) 6-2, 4-6, 6-2. Quarterfinals: Baszak bt Malikaa Marathe 6-3, 6-3; Tanisha bt Skia Kung (Tpe) 6-2, 6-2.

Doubles: Final: Baszak & Tanisha bt Burger & Naledi Manyube (RSA) 6-3, 6-1. Semifinals: Baszak & Tanisha bt Kung & Rafaro Magarira (Zim) 6-0, 6-3.


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