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Tennis | Doubles Round Up | Julian Cash claims title in Bengaluru

By Glenys Furness

  • Julian Cash claimed title in India
  • Brit was top seed
  • Only dropped on set en route
Bengaluru, India – Julian Cash claimed the doubles title in the ITF event. The Brit was top seed.

 

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Julian Cash teamed up with Arjun Kadhe and were the top seeds in the ITF event. The Brit/Indian pair were against Nitin Kumar Sinha & Manish Sureshkmar in the first round. The top seeds secured a break of serve in the first set and took the lead. The second set saw Cash & Kadhe dominate the Indians and move into the quarter-final 6-3, 6-0.

The quarter-final saw the Brit/Indian against Parikshit Somani & Enzo Wallart. The Indian/French pair were no match for the top seeds. Cash & Kadhe dominated both sets and easily booked a spot in the semi-final. The top seeds only lost two games to take the win 6-1, 6-1.

In the semi-final the top seeds were against the fourth seeds Constantin Bittoun Kouzmine & S D Prajwal Dev. The fourth seeds stayed with the Brit/Indian at first, but the top seeds managed to get the break of serve and move ahead. The second set saw Cash & Kadhe dominate the fourth seeds and move into the final in straight sets 6-3, 6-2.

The final was against the second seeds Sasikumar Mukund & Vishnu Vardhan. The second seeds forced a tiebreak in the first set, which Cash & Kadhe edged through and took the lead. The second set saw the Indian pair break serve of the top seeds and levelled up the match. In the match tiebreak it was the top seeds that edged through and took the win to take the title 7-6(5), 3-6, 10-7.

 

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Doubles Round Up

Alexis Canter with Dostanbek Tashbulatov were defeated by Arnav Pathange & Suraj R Prabodh in the first round in Bengaluru 6-4, 4-6, 10-8.

Harry Wendelken with Remy Bertola were defeated by Arthur Bouquier & Martin Breysach in the semi-final in Poitiers 6-4, 4-6, 10-6.

Ben Jones & Dan Little were defeated  by Arthur Bouquier & Martin Breysach in the final in Poitiers 6-4, 6-4.

Ying Hou & Sizya Ernest Kivanda were defeated by Johannes Haerteis & Tim Handel in the first round in Trimbach 6-4, 6-1.

Alastair Gray & Ryan Peniston were defeated by Constantin Frantzen & Hendrik Jebens in the first round in Trimbach 0-0 (RET).

Stuart Parker with Hady Habib were defeated by John Echeverria & Pablo Llamas Ruiz in the first round in Loule 0-0 (RET).

Anton Matusevich & Joshua Paris were defeated by Fabio Coelho & Valentin De Carvalho in the quarter-final in Loule 6-1, 3-6, 10-7.

Felix Gill with Roman Andres Burruchaga were defeated by Jesse De Jager & Daniel Siniakov in the quarter-final in Antalya 0-0 (RET).

Billy Harris with Vladyslav Orlov were defeated by Moez Echargui & Alexander Weis in the quarter-final in Antalya 7-5, 6-2.

Freya Christie with Akvile Parazinskaite were defeated by Amina Anshba & Maria Timofeeva in the quarter-final in Antalya 6-1, 6-1.

Jack Pinnington-Jones with Bruno Kuzuhara were defeated by Martin Damm & Rinky Hijikata in the first round in Bakersfield 6-4, 6-0.

Adam Jones & Toby Martin were defeated by John McNally & Alfredo Perez in the first round in Bakersfield 6-3, 6-0.

Mark Whitehouse with Jonathan Mridha were defeated by JC Aragone & Dennis Novikov in the quarter-final in Bakersfield 6-4, 6-1.

Charles Broom & Henry Patten were defeated by Martin Damm & Rinky Hijikata in the quarter-final in Bakersfield 7-5, 6-7(6), 10-7.

Blu Baker with Nicolas Mejia were defeated by Arklon Huertes del Pino & Conner Huertes del Pino in the first round in Anapoima 7-5, 6-1.

Sam Bird with Sam Hoskins were defeated by Aziz Ouakaa & Tim Sandkaulen in the first round in Monastir 6-1, 7-5.

Emilie Lindh with Clara Vlasselaer were defeated by Sofia Milatova & Sarah-Rebecca Sekulic in the first round in Monastir 3-6, 7-5, 10-7.

Kristina Paskauskas with Eun Ji Lee were defeated by Anri Nagata & Kisa Yoshioka in the first round in Monastir 6-1, 6-4.

Eliz Maloney with Diana Chehoudi were defeated by Petra Csabi & Valentina Gaggini in the first round in Monastir 6-3, 3-6, 10-6.

Oscar Weightman with Omni Kumar were defeated by Li Hanwen & Mateo Nicolas Martinez in the quarter-final in Monastir 2-6, 7-5, 10-7.

Scott Duncan with Dominik Kellovsky were defeated by Daniele Capecchi & Luigi Sorrentino in the first round in Palmanova 7-6(5), 6-3.

Dan Evans with Karen Khachanov were defeated by Andrey Golubev & Alexander Zverev in the first round in Indian Wells 7-5, 6-3.

Jamie Murray with Bruno Soares were defeated by Rohan Bopanna & Denis Shapovalov in the first round in Indian Wells 7-6(4), 6-4.

Neal Skupski with Wesley Koolhof were defeated by Joe Salisbury & Rajeev Ram in the quarter-final in Indian Wells 7-6(4), 7-5.

Joe Salisbury with Rajeev Ram were defeated by Edouard Roger-Vasselin & Santiago Gonzalez in the semi-final in Indian Wells 3-6, 6-4, 10-7.

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