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Dhruv Sunish upsets top seed Mukund in ITF F1 Tennis
Sportslogon Team February 28th 2018

Bhubaneswar : Qualifier Dhruv Sunish makes a remarkable comeback from a set down to stun top seeded Sasi Kumar Mukund to enter the quarter finals of the ongoing OTA ITF F1 Futures 2018, been held at the Kalinga Stadium Tennis Complex.

After dropping the opening set against the experienced Mukund by 3-6, Dhruv Sunish displayed utmost patience and determination to hang on in every single point and forced the top seed to make the crucial errors, as he pocketed the second set by a close 7-5 to level the match.

In the decider, Mukund, ranked at 439 in the world was stretched to the wires as the qualifier stole the show with a 7-5 win in the nail-biting tie breaker. Sunish won by 3-6,7-5,7-6(5) in a long 2 hrs and 31 minutes. Sunish will meet Patrik Rikl in the quarter final Thursday.

Second seeded Siddharth Rawat, ranked at 521 in the world currently, took little time to outclass qualifier and inexperienced Vasisht Cheruku by a straight 6-2,6-3 in 1 hr and 25 minutes. .
This news was added and updated on : February 28th 2018
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