February 24, 2017 09:27 PM

CHANDIGARH (Face2News-Sports)

Top seed N.Sriram Balaji is in line for a double by reaching singles as well as doubles finals of the $ 15,000 ITF Men's Futures Tennis Tournament at the Jorhat Tennis Club in Assam today. Balaji and second seed Vishnu Vardhan set up title clash in the singles. Partnering Vishnu Vardhan, Balaji stormed into the doubles final also. In the singles semi-final Balaji asserted his supremacy over fourth seed N. Vijay Sundar Prashanth whom the top seed defeated in straight sets 6-3, 6-4. His doubles partner Vishnu Vardhan disposed of the challenge of third seed Sasi Kumar Mukund 7-6(4) 6-1 .
Top seeded pair of N.Sriram Balaji and Vishnu Vardhan snuffed out the challenge of Pirmin Haenle (Geremany) / Shane Vinsant (USA) 6-2 7-5 in the doubles semi-final.
Second pair of Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash and N. Vijay Sundar Prashanth defeated Rishab Agarwal and Niki Kaliyananda Poonacha 6-2 6-3 in the second doubles semi-final.
Singles (semi-finals): N.Sriram Balaji (IND) [1] bt N. Vijay Sundar Prashanth (IND) [4] 6-3 6-4, Vishnu Vardhan (IND) [2] bt Sasi Kumar Mukund (IND) [3] 7-6(4) 6-1 .
Quarter-finals: N.Sriram Balaji (IND) [1] bt Mateusz Terczynski (POL) 6-0 7-5; N. Vijay Sundar Prashanth (IND) [4] bt Shane Vinsant (USA) 6-2 6-4; Sasi Kumar Mukumd (IND) [3] bt Haadin Bava (IND) 6-1 6-4; Vishnu Vardhan (IND) [2] bt Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash (IND) 6-3 7-6(7)
Doubles (semi-finals): N.Sriram Balaji (IND) / Vishnu Vardhan (IND) [1] bt Pirmin Haenle (GER) / Shane Vinsant (USA) 6-2 7-5; Mohit Mayur Jayaprakash (IND) / N. Vijay Sundar Prashanth (IND) [2] bt Rishab Agarwal (IND) / Niki Kaliyananda Poonacha (IND) 6-2 6-3.                          

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