Mumbai: Vishnu Vardhan could not advance to the third round of the CCI-ITF Futures tennis tournament as he retired after losing the first set 5-7 to Mate Pavic of Croatia.
Vishnu struggled with fitness in the first set and his serve was broken thrice by the Croatian in the latter half of the set.
Vardhan in the first round defeated Ashwin Vijayraghavan 6-4, 5-7, 6-3.
Ranjeet Virali-Murugesan (IND) bt Kaza Vinayak Sharma (IND) 6-1 6-4; Purav Raja (IND) bt 7-Vijayant Malik (IND) 7-5 4-6 6-4; 6-Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (IND)bt Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash (IND) 4-6 6-3 6-2
By Indian Sports News Network