Prakash and Alex in quarters of US Challenger event

Updated: 20 October 2009 11:38 IST

Prakash Amritraj and his partner Alex Kuznetsov scripted a come-from-behind win to advance to the doubles quarterfinals of the $50,000 ATP Challenger event.

New Delhi : Prakash Amritraj and his American partner Alex Kuznetsov scripted a come-from-behind win to advance to the doubles quarterfinals of the $50,000 ATP Challenger event in Calabasas, United States.

The fourth seeded Indo-US pair defeated the local duo of Rylan Rizza and Kaes Van't Hof 6-7 (1) 6-2 10-8 in the first round, last night.

Prakash has been given a wild card entry in the singles event and will open his campaign against Serbia's LLIija Bozoljac.

Another Indian in the fray is Harsh Mankad, who has teamed up with Treat Conard Huey of Phillipines. The third seeded combo will play its opening encounter against Grega Zemlja of Slovakia and Roko Karanusic of Croatia.
Topics : Tennis Ivo Karlovic Prakash Amritraj Rohan Bopanna Leander Paes
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