Prakash, Purav bow out of Korea ATP Challenger

Updated: 06 November 2009 14:18 IST

India's title hopes at the ATP Challenger event in Korea ended after Prakash Amritraj went down in singles quarters and Purav Raja lost in doubles event.

Prakash, Purav bow out of Korea ATP Challenger

New Delhi: India's title hopes at the ATP Challenger event in Chuncheon, Korea ended after Prakash Amritraj went down in singles quarterfinals and Purav Raja lost in the doubles event.

Unseeded Prakash went down fighting against Dutch Igoi Sijsling 6-7 (5) 4-6 in the singles quarter-finals of the USD 1,00,000 hard court event.

Prakash earned 18 ranking points and USD 2920 as prize money.

Fourth seeded pair of Purav and Sadik Kadir of Australia squandered a one-set advantage to lose their doubles semifinals 6-3, 3-6, 12-14 to Latavian Andis Juska and Dmitri Sitak of Russia.

They got 35 points each and split $2160 as prize money.

Topics : Tennis Ivo Karlovic Prakash Amritraj Rohan Bopanna Leander Paes
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