Prerna Bhambri defeated Venia Yeung of Hong Kong 6-0, 7-5 in the first round of the $15,000 ITF women’s tournament on Monday.
Prerna was joined in the second round by second seed Zeel Desai.
In the $25,000 ITF women’s event in Thailand, Ankita Raina and Su Jeong Jang of Korea survived a match point while perspiring to a 15-13 victory in the super tie-break against Y. Pranjala and Australian Kaylah Mcphee.
The results: $25,000 ITF men, Shenzhen, China: Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Aryan Goveas & Karunuday Singh bt Mousheg Hovhannisyan & Mitchell Thomas McDaniels (USA) 7-5, 6-2.
$25,000 ITF women, Tianjin, China: Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Rutuja Bhosale & Karman Kaur Thandi bt I-Hsuan Cho (Tpe) & Dan Ni Wang (Chn) 6-3, 6-2.
$25,000 ITF women, Nonthaburi, Thailand: Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Su Jeong Jang (Kor) & Ankita Raina bt Kaylah Mcphee (Aus) & Pranjala Yadlapalli 7-6(0), 5-7, [15-13]. $15,000 ITF women, Hong Kong: First round: Akari Inoue (Jpn) bt Mihika Yadav 4-6, 7-5, 7-6(6); Prerna Bhambri bt Venia Yeung (Hkg) 6-0, 7-5; Zeel Desai bt Ramona Mataruga (Aus) 7-6(4), 6-2.
$15,000 ITF women, Solo, Indonesia: Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Mana Ayukawa (Jpn) & Aldila Sutjiadi (Ina) bt Anastasia Shaulskaya (Rus) & Rishika Sunkara 7-5, 6-1; Rifanty Kahfiani (Ina) & Ayaka Okuno (Jpn) bt Yu-Ting Hsieh (Tpe) & Saumya Vig 6-2, 6-3.
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