Prakash's challenge ends at Vancouver Open

Updated: 06 August 2009 17:44 IST

Marcos Bagdhatis proved too hot to handle for Prakash Amritraj as the Indian lost to formidable Cyprus star in straight sets at the ATP Vancouver Open.

New Delhi:

Marcos Bagdhatis proved too hot to handle for Prakash Amritraj as the Indian lost to formidable Cyprus star in straight sets at the ATP Vancouver Open.

Prakash lost 4-6 1-6 to third seed Baghdatis, a 2006 Australian Open finalist, in the second round match of the USD 1,00,000 hard court event.

Prakash and his Pakistani Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, seeded third, are already out of doubles event after suffering a shock opening match defeat 2-6 2-6 to unseeded Kyu Tae Im of Korea and Marinko Matosevic of Australia.

Harsh Mankad and his American partner David Martin had also lost their first round match 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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