Tennis

Ankita claws back from the brink

Ankita Raina recovered from the brink of defeat to stun seventh seed Fangzhou Liu 1-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the $25,000 ITF tennis tournament on Wednesday.

The results:

First round: €43,000 Challenger, Alicante, Spain: Doubles: Scot Clayton (GBr) & David Pel (Ned) bt Andre Begemann (Ger) & Divij Sharan 6-4, 5-7, [10-6].

$25,000 ITF, Kashiwa, Japan: Ankita Raina bt Fangzhou Liu (Chn) 1-6, 6-4, 7-5.

Doubles: Chin-Wei Chan (Tpe) & Ankita Raina bt Ksenia Lykina (Rus) & Junri Namigata (Jpn) 4-6, 7-6(4), [10-5]; Alina Silich (Rus) & Karman Kaur Thandi bt Harunar Arakawa & Ayano Shimizu (Jpn) 7-5, 3-6, [10-4].

$15,000 ITF women, Sharm El Sheikh: Barbora Miklova (Cze) bt Vaishnavi Peddi Reddy 6-3, 6-2; Julia Terziyska (Bul) bt Nidhi Chilumula 6-2, 6-2; Bhuvana Kalva bt Pei Hsuan Chen (Tpe) 6-2, 6-4; Kumi So (Jpn) bt Rutuja Bhosale 6-2, 6-2; Greet Minnen (Bel) bt Kanika Vaidya 6-1, 6-0.

Doubles: Karolina Berankova & Barbora Miklova (Cze) bt Giulia Crescenzi (Ita) & Sai Samhitha 6-4, 5-7, [10-5].

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