Prakash advances in singles, ousted in doubles in Vancouver

Updated: 06 August 2009 16:57 IST

Prakash Amritraj advanced to the second round of the $1,00,000 Vancouver Open ATP event with a straight set win against Croat Ivan Dodig.

New Delhi:

Prakash Amritraj advanced to the second round of the USD 1,00,000 Vancouver Open ATP event with a straight set win against Croat Ivan Dodig but his doubles journey ended in the opener itself.

The unseeded Indian won 7-5, 6-3 to set up his next match against Cyprus star and third seed Marcos Baghdatis.

However, while teaming up Pakistani Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, seeded third, he lost the opening match of the doubles event 2-6, 2-6 to unseeded Kyu Tae Im of Korea and Marinko Matosevic of Australia.

Also making an early exit was Harsh Mankad and his American partner David Martin after losing their first round 6-7(7), 2-6 to Israeli pair of Amir Hadad and Harel Levy.

Topics : Tennis Andy Roddick Lukas Dlouhy Rohan Bopanna Leander Paes Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Maria Sharapova
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