• Friday, October 07, 2022

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Indians suffer singles slump

By: Eastern Eye Staff

YOUNGSTER Ramkumar Ramanthan fought his heart out before losing a tight second round singles match while Purav Raja and Divij Sharan bowed out in the men’s doubles first round of the Wimbledon qualifiers last week. Up against German 21st seed and world number 130, the 21-year-old Indian lost 6-7(5) 6-7(3),bringing the curtains down on India’s challenge in the singles qualifying event. Saketh Myneni, the country’s top singles player at number 150, had lost his first round to 23-year-old Frenchman Tristan Lama- sine 6-4 6-7 (2) 1-6.In the men’s doubles qualifiers, the fourth-seed- ed Indian combo of Raja and Sharan lost…

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