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Bopanna loses doubles semifinals in Washington

Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni with their fourth Challenger doubles title of the season in Lexington.

Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni with their fourth Challenger doubles title of the season in Lexington. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Rohan Bopanna and Matwe Middelkoop got beaten 7-5, 6-3 by fourth seeds Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek in the doubles semifinals of the $2,108,110 ATP tennis tournament in Washington.

The Indo-Dutch pair won 180 ATP points and $32,370.

In the Challenger in Lexington, US, second seeds Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni won the doubles title, beating Gijs Brouwer and Aidan McHugh 3-6, 6-4, [10-8] in the final.

The title, sixth this season for the pair and fourth in Challengers, was worth 80 ATP points and $3,100.

In the $25,000 ITF women’s event in Rio, Riya Bhatia’s fine run was halted in the singles semifinals and doubles final.

The results:

$2,108,110 ATP, Washington, US

Doubles (semifinals): Ivan Dodig (Cro) & Austin Krajicek (US) bt Matwe Middelkoop (Ned) & Rohan Bopanna 7-5, 6-3.

$53,120 Challenger, Lexington, US

Doubles (final): Yuki Bhambri & Saketh Myneni bt Gijs Brouwer (Ned) & Aidan McHugh (GBR) 3-6, 6-4, [10-8].

$25,000 ITF women, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Singles (semifinals): Noelia Zeballos Melgar (Bol) bt Riya Bhatia 6-3, 6-2.

Doubles (final): Thaisa Grana Pedretti (Bra) & Noelia Zeballos Melgar (Bol) bt Maria Paulina Perez-Garcia (Col) & Riya Bhatia 6-3, 6-1.


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