Kriish Tyagi enters the final

Kriish Tyagi defeated Kasra Rahman 6-2, 7-5 in the boys semifinals of the ITF grade-3 junior tennis tournament in Tehran.

In the $25,000 ITF women’s event in Sarasota (USA), Sharmada Balu and Maria Kononova lost 6-2, 6-1 in the semifinals to top seeds Yu-Chieh Hsieh and Chieh-Yu Hsu of Taipei.

The results: $25,000 ITF women, Sarasota, USA: Doubles (semifinals): Yu-Chieh Hsieh & Chieh-Yu Hsu (Tpe) bt Maria Kononova (Rus) & Sharmada Balu 6-2, 6-1.

ITF grade-3 juniors, Tehran: Boys singles (semifinals): Krish Tyagi bt Kasra Rahman (Iri) 6-2, 7-5; Quarterfinals: Kriish bt Ilyas Milad Fahim (Mar) 7-5, 6-7(2), 6-1; Danial Rakhmatullayev (Kaz) bt Yuvan Nandal 6-1, 6-7(4), 6-4.