Fifth-seeded Ruud advances, to face Sandgren in second round

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Mallorca, June 22 | Norway’s world No. 15 Casper Ruud moved past the 71st ranked Gilles Simon of France 6-4, 7-6(4) to reach the second-round at the Mallorca Championships and record his first grass-court victory of the season.

The fifth seed here, Ruud broke the Frenchman’s serve twice and won 80 per cent of his first-service points to advance at the grass-court event in Spain. The 22-year-old will play Tennys Sandgren next after the American overcame world No. 69 Spaniard Jaume Munar 7-6(3), 7-5.

World No. 29 Karen Khachanov of Russia fought past French qualifier Lucas Pouille 7-6(7), 3-6, 6-4 in two hours and 17 minutes. The Russian hit 13 aces and won 42 per cent of the points on Pouille’s second serve to set up a clash with Feliciano Lopez of Spain in the second round.

Lopez, who has won four of his seven ATP Tour titles on grass, defeated fellow Spaniard Nicola Kuhn 6-1, 7-6(4). The World No. 90 won 84 per cent of his first-service points and broke Kuhn three times. The 39-year-old will be aiming to record his 500th career win against Khachanov.

Frenchman Corentin Moutet also advanced as he beat Lloyd Harris of South Africa 6-4, 6-2 in 88 minutes. The World No. 85 did not face a break point against the South African and will meet top-seeded Russian Daniil Medvedev in the second round.

Italian Stefano Travaglia defeated Guido Pella of Argentina 7-5, 7-6(4), and Slovakian qualifier Lukas Klein overcame world No. 41 Dusan Lajovic 6-4, 7-6(2). Former world No. 35 Jiri Vesely beat Salvatore Caruso of Italy 7-6(2), 6-2 to also move through on Monday.

Source: IANS

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Share Market Closing Bell: Nifty ends above 15,500, Sensex gains 443 pts

Share Market Closing Bell: Nifty ends above 15,500, Sensex gains 443 pts

On a weekly expiry day, Nifty opened on positive note and have a dip to make an intraday low at 15367.50 level but showed bounce back moment as managed to close at 15556.65 level with a gain of 143 points. Bank Nifty closed the session at 33135 level with a gain of 289.70 points. 45 Out of Nifty 50 ended in green which suggest broad based buying.

All the sectoral indices managed to close in green expect Energy while Nifty Auto was top gainer. Among Nifty Stock, MARUTI, EICHERMOT, HEROMOTOCO & M&M were the top gainers, While RELIANCE, COALINDIA, POWERGRID & GRASIM were the prima laggards. India VIX closed at 20.88 level with a loss of 1.97%. On Technical Front, The Nifty has formed bullish candle but faced resistance at 21 Four-Hourly Moving Average i.e., 15647 which suggest crossing above the same can show more upside rally.

Nifty has been trading in range of 15200-15700 level while breaching either side can suggest further direction of breakouts. Nifty has given above 50-Hourly Moving Averages which indicate it can show upside moment in the counter. On the Nifty OI Data, On the call side ,the highest OI witnessed at 16000 level while on the put side was at 15500 Niftg level followed by 15300 levels. The momentum indicators Stochastic is trading with a positive crossover on a daily chart which suggest northward journey in the Nifty.

The Nifty may find support around 15200 levels while on the upside 15700 may act as an immediate hurdle. On the other hand, Bank Nifty has support at 32300 levels while resistance at 33800 levels.

Overall, Sector specific momentum has been observed, crossing above 15700 Nifty can show more upside rally.

Market entering into buy on dips pattern.

Palak Kothari
Senior Technical Analyst
Choice Broking

Source: Choice India

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