Prakash, Sunitha bow out of US Open qualifiers

Updated: 25 August 2008 16:36 IST

Prakash Amritraj and Sunitha Rao failed to make the main draw of the US Open after both the players crashed out of the qualifying competition.

New York:

Prakash Amritraj and Sunitha Rao failed to make the main draw of the US Open after both the players crashed out of the qualifying competition following first-round losses in their respective matches.

Prakash, India's number singles player was knocked out 3-6, 4-6 by America's Ryan Sweeting in one hour and 10 minutes ON Tuesday.

Sunitha Rao, who is second highest ranked Indian in WTA charts, was also handed a 3-6, 4-6 defeat by Argentina's Soledad Esperon in women's singles qualifying for the last Grand Slam of the year.

Topics : Tennis Ivo Karlovic Prakash Amritraj Rohan Bopanna Leander Paes
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