KPIT MSLTA Challenger: Purav Raja-Ramkumar Ramanathan clinch doubles title with win over Arjun Kadhe-Saketh Myneni
India's Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan clinched their second consecutive doubles title by beating compatriots Arjun Kadhe and Saketh Myneni in straight sets in the final of the KPIT MSLTA Challenger event
KPIT-MSLTA Challenger: Four Indian players earn maiden draw victories on ATP circuit, National Champion Niki Poonacha eliminated
Manish outwitted local boy and wildcard Anvit Bendre 6-2, 6-0 at the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger while upcoming player Chandrasekar erased a one-set deficit to get the better of Kazakhstan's Timur Khabibulin 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in a one-hour 36-minute match
KPIT MSLTA Challenger: Prajnesh Gunneswaran, in-form Sumit Nagal to lead home challenge in Pune event
The USD 54,160 hard court event is only the second ATP Challenger that India is hosting this season after the Chennai Open, where nine Indians had competed.
India's top singles players, including Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Sumit Nagal and Ramkumar Ramanathan will compete at the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger, which will be held in Pune from 11 November.
KPIT-MSLTA Challenger: Prajnesh Gunneswaran denied second consecutive title after being beaten in straight sets by Elias Ymer
With 48 points in his tally after the Challenger tournament, Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who is in the form of his life, will now move to his career-best singles rank of 104.
Yuki, who had won the Pune Challenger last week, lived up to his 3rd seed billing and defeated Balaji 6-3 6-2 in a relatively easy first-round encounter.
Sanam Singh squandered four match points to lose in the 1st round but national champion Vishnu Vardhan booked a 2nd round berth in the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger.
Paes, ranked 59 now, has played a few Challengers this season to earn crucial points to improve his ranking and his presence in the $50,000 event has enhanced the doubled field and the stature of the event.