ITF women's tennis: Karman, Rutuja advance

Updated: Dec 14, 2017, 11:59 IST | PTI

Seventh seed Karman Kaur Thandi and wild card Rutuja Bhosale kept the Indian interest alive in the ITF Women's Tennis championships by reaching the quarter-finals with contrasting wins at the Deccan Gymkhana courts here yesterday

Seventh seed Karman Kaur Thandi and wild card Rutuja Bhosale kept the Indian interest alive in the ITF Women's Tennis championships by reaching the quarter-finals with contrasting wins at the Deccan Gymkhana courts here yesterday. Karman Thandi had an easy day out and drubbed unseeded Ukrainian Valeriya Strakhova 6-1, 6-1 in an hour, while giant-killer Rutuja took the difficult way to shrug off the last standing qualifier Laja Juvan of Slovania 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 in second round matches.

Karman Thandi
Karman Thandi

Next up for Karman Thandi is No. 2 Spaniard Georgina Garcia-Perez. Meanwhile, Rutuja, next plays Russian Olga Doroshina who beat Mai Minokoshi (Japan) 6-2, 6-4.

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