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Ivan Nedelko opens title defence with win over Reddy

By Shafik Ssenoga

Added 8th May 2019 08:00 PM

Nedelko who has a career-high ATP singles ranking of 238 achieved on 11 June 2018, also has a career-high ATP doubles ranking of 674 achieved on 16 June 2014.

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Nedelko who has a career-high ATP singles ranking of 238 achieved on 11 June 2018, also has a career-high ATP doubles ranking of 674 achieved on 16 June 2014.

 
UGPRO World Tennis Tour
 
Singles
 
Results
 
I. Nedelko bt R. Reddy 7-5 6-3
 
M.Every  bt G. Samaha 6-2 4-6 6-2
 
A.Goveas bt I.Changawa 6-4 6-2
 
A Senthilkumar bt D Hale 6-1 6-2
 
S. Carr bt J.Mendoza 6-2 6-0
 
N. Kaliyanda bt W. Bushamuka 7-6 6-3
 
E. Vanshelboim bt S.Bolotov 7-5 6-3
 
Ivan Nedelko started his title defence on a good note after eliminating Rishi Reddy 7-5,6-3  Wednesday at Lugogo in the first round to make it to the second round of the main draw in UGPRO World Tennis Tour in Futures 1.
 
Nedelko who has a career-high ATP singles ranking of 238 achieved on 11 June 2018, also has a career-high ATP doubles ranking of 674 achieved on 16 June 2014.
 
In other matches played, Michael Every from Curacao defeated Lebanon’s Giovani Samaha 6-2 4-6 6-2 while India’s Aryan Goveas stopped Ismael Changawa 6-4 6-2
 
This is the second year Uganda is hosting the Pro tennis Circuit since being readmitted to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and Confederation of African Tennis (CAT) in December 2017.
 
The Pro Circuit also helps to promote and encourage participation in the sport by bringing high-quality tennis to both new and old enthusiastic live domestic audiences.
 
The three weeks event with $15,000 (sh56m) in cash prizes per Futures will run from May 6 to 25.
 
Over 50 World class players from different countries are taking part in the three weeks tennis action that has given the local players a chance to expose themselves.

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