Tennis: Crowley makes exit

Coimbatore, June 13 (IANS) Karunuday Singh eliminated fourth seeded South African Keith Patrick Crowley 6-2, 5-7, 6-3, en route to the semifinals of the ITF Men's Futures tennis tournament here Thursday.

In the semifinals, Karunuday will take on second seeded Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan who put out qualifier Abdullah Shaikh 6-2, 6-2 while top seeded N. Sriram Balaji overcame Taipei's Jui Chen Hung 6-7, 6-4, 7-5, to set up a clash with third seeded Vijayant Malik who got past Vignesh Pernamallur 6-1, 6-2.

Singles quarterfinal results: 2-Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan bt Q-Abdullah Shaikh 6-2, 6-2; 5-Karanuday Singh bt 4-Keith Patrick Crowley (RSA) 6-2, 5-7, 6-3; 3-Vijayant Malik bt 7-Vignesh Peranamallur 6-1, 6-2; 1-N. Sriram Balaji bt Jui Chen Hung (TPE) 6-7, 6-4, 7-5.


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