Bopanna-Shapovalov pair loses in Stuttgart Open semifinal
Indo-Canadian pair of Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov bowed out of the Stuttgart Open on the semifinal stage on Friday.
Bopanna and Shapovalov, few hours after their quarterfinal win over the Kazakh-Pak duo of Aleksandr Nedovyesov and Aisam-Ul-Haq-Qureshi, went down 6-7 (1), 6-7 (5) to 3rd seeds Mate Pavic of Croatia and Hubert Hurkacz of Poland within the remaining 4 fixture.
The Indo-Canadian pair was main 6-4, 1-2 in opposition to Nedovyesov and Qureshi when play was suspended on Thursday resulting from rain which meant it needed to play the semifinal on the identical day after profitable the quarterfinal.
Bopanna, 42, not too long ago reached the French Open semifinals in males’s doubles with Dutchman Matwe Middelkoop.
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WPGT: Pranavi picks third win of season in Bengaluru
Mysore teenager Pranavi Urs might afford the luxurious of a good par spherical and nonetheless win the seventh leg of the Girls’s Professional Golf Tour by 9 pictures in Bengaluru on Friday.
The 18-year-old Pranavi, who began the week with 67-66, added 72 to whole 11-under 205, whilst her nearest rival Jahanvi Bakshi did not make any headway on the ultimate day on the Status Golfshire.
Jahanvi, who began the day eight pictures behind Pranavi, carded 1-over 73 and completed at 2-under 214 and 9 behind the winner.
The golfer bringing in the very best card of the day was Asmitha Sathish (67) who moved from third to second place and beginner Vidhatri Urs (71) moved one place up from fourth to 3rd.
Asmitha totalled 7-under 209, whereas Vidhatri had a complete of 2-under 214 and was tied third with Jahanvi.
This was Pranavi’s third win of the season, following successes within the first two legs of the yr. She has additionally completed second as soon as, as she cemented her place on the high of the Hero Order of Advantage.
Pranavi, beginning the day with an enormous eight-shot lead, birdied the second and fifth holes, however then lapsed with back-to-back bogeys on sixth and seventh to show in even par 36.
She birdied the tenth however dropped a double bogey on Par-4 twelfth earlier than selecting one other birdie on the 14th. It was her nineteenth birdie of the week. She closed with 4 pars and romped residence a straightforward winner.
stable week for Pranavi confirmed that she has overcome the accidents which have held her again.
She had suffered a wrist harm final yr after which a number of weeks again she had a shoulder drawback, resulting from which she pulled out of the trials for the Asian Video games, which have since been postponed to 2023.
Neha Tripathi (71) was fifth whereas Durga Nittur (70) shared the sixth place with beginner Heena Kang (72). Seher Atwal (71) together with her first under-par spherical of the week was eighth whereas Ridhima Dilawari (75) ended ninth.
Khushi Khanijau (73) and Siddhi Kapoor (78) had been tied for tenth place.
The eighth leg of the WPGT might be held at Karnataka Golf Affiliation course from June 14 to 17.
Mane finishes tenth at OB Invitational in Indonesia
Udayan Mane was unable to recapture the magic of the primary two days as he completed 71-71 within the final two rounds for a tied tenth end on the OB Invitational on the Asian Improvement Tour in Jakarta on Friday.
Mane, the lone Indian within the discipline, shot 65-69 within the first two rounds and was properly positioned to make a bid for his maiden professional win outdoors India.
Within the weather-hit occasion, Mane shot 71 within the remaining spherical with three birdies in opposition to two bogeys for 71. Mane who was 10-under after the primary two rounds, totalled 12-under for the week.
Indonesia’s Naraajie E. Ramadhanputra turned in a flawless nine-under par 63 to clinch victory on debut as knowledgeable golfer. He beat compatriot and fellow ADT debutant Jonathan Wijono to win by 4 strokes on the Damai Indah Golf’s BSD Course. Ramadhanputra totalled 24-under 264 whereas Wijono aggregated 20-under 268.
Filipino Lloyd Jefferson Go was third 17-under and China’s Chen Guxin (68) was fourth.
The USD 70,000 occasion was hit by rain delays for the primary three days of the event however the remaining day turned out superb, and regardless of needing to clear up the stragglers from spherical three within the morning completed with time to spare.
Ramadhanputra, who turned skilled after the current SEA Video games, started the day tied for the lead at 15 beneath. He was beneath early strain from the in-form Wijono, who began with three straight birdies to open up a small lead.
However a brace of awkward bogeys on holes 4 and 5 for Wijono quickly put the impetus again with Ramadhanputra and the pair traded birdies and one eagle to make the flip with a big lead over the remainder of the sector.
Wijono, who was taking part in his first ADT occasion as a professional, faltered once more with a bogey on the tenth gap and regardless of recovering the dropped shot throughout the subsequent two holes, a string of birdies from Ramadhanputra and two extra dropped pictures because the spherical drew to a detailed meant he needed to finally concede defeat.
Madappa lies T-16 at Liv Collection in London; Schwartzel leads
Viraj Madappa, the primary Indian on the breakaway Liv Golf Invitational Collection, opened with an motion packed 1-over 71 and was positioned T-16 within the 48-man discipline.
He was six pictures behind the South African Charl Schwartzel who scored 5-under 65 to carry the primary spherical lead on the USD 25 million event on the Centurion Golf Membership close to London.
The chief board had a powerful African flavour to it with 4 South Africans and Zimbabwean occupying 5 of the highest six gamers. Thai Phachara Khongwatmai was the lone outsider in T-3 with 3-under 67.
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Madappa had an eagle, three birdies, two bogeys and two double bogeys in his card because the gamers went off with a shot-gun begin.
He eagled the Par-5 thirteenth, and he nearly holed it for an albatross. He double bogeyed Par-4s, ninth and sixteenth.
South African Hennie Du Plessis (66) was sole second at 4-under, whereas Zimbabwe’s Scott Vincent and Khongwatmai had been tied for third at 3-under whereas Branden Grace and Justin Harding had been tied for fifth at 2-under.
Two of the highest stars, Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson, had been among the many 4 tied for seventh at 1-under, together with Sam Horsfeld and Laurie Canter.
The spotlight of Schwartzel’s card was his 6-under 30 on the again 9 whereas Du Plessis had three birdies in a four-hole stretch early.
The 2 main South Africans kind a part of the group referred to as Stinger GC, which has two different South Africans, Louis Oosthuizen and Branden Grace.
At 9-under, they maintain a six-shot lead within the group competitors, which has USD 5 million allotted to it.
The 48 gamers have been divided into four-man groups. Hy Flyers GC and Crushers GC are the closest pursuers at 3 beneath.
The occasion is a 54-hole, no reduce contest on the Par-70 course and is a part of the eight-event collection in 2022. The winner this week in London will obtain USD4 million.
Just a little after the primary shot was struck Schwartzel, the 2011 Masters champion, was among the many 17 golfers suspended by the PGA Tour.
Nonetheless, 10 of the 17, together with Schwartzel, had already resigned their PGA Tour membership.
Tough begin for Diksha, Tvesa and Sharma in Sweden
Indian golfers Diksha Dagar, Shubhankar Sharma and Tvesa Malik endured a tough begin on the Volvo Automotive Scandinavian Combined and run the danger of lacking the reduce.
Diksha with a 2-over 74 was the very best of the three Indians at 114th place, whereas Sharma and Tvesa carded 4-over 76 every and had been T-One hundred and fortieth.
All three will want stable second spherical playing cards to make the weekend. The highest 65 and ties will make the reduce.
Diksha had two birdies, two bogeys and a double bogey, whereas Tvesa had three birdies but in addition three bogeys and two double bogeys.
Sharma, who has missed 4 cuts in final 5 begins, appears to be like more likely to miss one other one. He had two birdies, 4 bogeys and a double bogey.
In the meantime, Italian beginner Carolina Melgrati produced a spectacular opening spherical of 7-under 65 to be in a four-way share of the lead.
The Volvo Automotive Scandinavian Combined is a co-sanctioned occasion between the LET and DP World Tour with 78 women and men every taking part in for a similar prize fund of USD 2 million and one trophy with Henrik Stenson and Annika Sörenstam as hosts.
Melgrati, 19, who completed T4 finally week’s Girls Italian Open, landed an eagle on par-5 Eleventh in addition to six different birdies in opposition to only one bogey on eighth.
Melgrati was joined on the high of the chief board by Scotland’s Craig Howie, France’s Matthieu Pavon and Spain’s Santiago Tarrio, who all carded rounds of 65.
4 gamers had been tied for fifth place together with England’s Liz Younger and Sweden’s Linn Grant after they each fired rounds of 6-under 66.
On the finish of the primary day, 16 gamers are Tied-Eleventh on four-under-par together with native LET winner Julia Engström, German duo Karolin Lampert and Leonie Hurt, France’s Anne-Lise Caudal, England’s Rosie Davies and Italy’s Virginia Elena Carta.