Divij Sharan-Purav Raja enter quarters of Ortisei Challenger event

Updated: 05 November 2013 20:41 IST

The top-seeded Indian pair beat David Kostner and Patric Prinoth 6-1 6-3 in the first round of the Euro 64,000 hard court event.

New Delhi:

Divij Sharan and Purav Raja scored an easy straight sets win over David Kostner and Patric Prinoth to move to the doubles quarter-finals of the ATP Challenger event in Ortisei, Italy.

The top-seeded Indian pair beat the local pair 6-1 6-3 in the first round of the Euro 64,000 hard court event.

Divij and Raja broke their rivals thrice in the opening set and once in the second set.

They next play Martin Fischer of Austria and Peter Gojowczyk of Germany.

Both Divij and Raja had played singles qualifiers too went down in close matches in their respective final rounds.

Topics : Tennis Maria Sharapova Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Purav Raja Rohan Bopanna Lukas Dlouhy Daniele Bracciali Divij Sharan Leander Paes Radek Stepanek Jonathan Erlich Andy Roddick
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