Antalya Open: Australian Alex de Minaur claims fourth career title after Alexander Bublik retires with ankle injury
The fourth-seeded De Minaur led the eighth seed 2-0 in the first set when his Kazakh opponent retired due to a right ankle injury he suffered in his semi-final.
Maharashtra Open: Ramkumar Ramanathan downs Roberto Carballes Baena to set up second round clash with Marin Cilic
Making a stupendous start to the fresh season, Ramkumar Ramanathan scalped higher-ranked Roberto Carballes Baena to set up a second-round clash with tournament-favourite Marin Cilic at the inaugural Tata Open Maharashtra.
Ramkumar Ramanathan achieved his career-best rank of 184 in the ATP singles ranking chart following his inspiring show at the Antalya Open, where he humbled world No 8 Dominic Thiem.
In the previous round, Ramkumar had stunned World No 8 Dominic Thiem in straight sets to advance to the quarter-finals.
Following one of India's most famous singles victory, Ramkumar will next face the mercurial Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis in the quarterfinals of the Antulya Open.
Leander Paes and his Canadian partner Adil Shamashdin brushed aside unseeded Carlos Berlocq of Argentina and Joao Sousa of Portugal in straight sets 6-1 6-2 making it to the last four.
Antalya Open: Ramkumar Ramanathan's shrewd use of big serve earns him career-defining win over Dominic Thiem
Ramkumar Ramanathan pulled off the biggest win of his career by defeating top seed Dominic Thiem in the second round of the Antalya Open.
Ramkumar Ramanathan, ranked 222 in the world, brushed aside Dominic Theim in only 59 minutes to make it to the last eight of the USD 439,000 prize-money tournament.