Tennis: Ranjeet continues good form, reaches semis

Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Reigning national champion V.M. Ranjeet upset top seed N. Sriram 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 to set up a semi-final date with Kaza Sharma in the Premjit Lall Invitational tournament at the Jaidip Mukherjea Tennis Academy here on Thursday.

In another quarter-final, Vishnu Vardhan swept aside Sanam Singh 6-3, 6-3 to book a last-four berth. He will be meeting Prashanth Sundar who did well to beat former Chennai Open player Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan in straight sets (6-2, 6-3).

Kaza reached the semis beating Dalwinder Singh 6-3, 6-1.

The doubles draw was also made in which Jeevan will team up with Prashanth against Vishnu and Ranjeet while Balaji will dovetail with Dalwinder against Sanam and Kaza on Friday.

–IANS

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