And it's all over for India in the first tie, as Feliciano Lopez wins 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-1!
Break point - and Lopez seizes that with both hands! He slices with abandon and Ramanathan's unable to return. He nets that one to trail 1-5 and Lopez is now serving for the match.
Funnily enough, it's Ramanathan playing some quite Feliciano Lopez-esque shots.
Ramkumar Ramanathan challenges a shot off the racquet of Feliciano Lopez - and he loses that challenge. Out!
It's 4-1 to Feliciano Lopez in what looks like it'll be the final set.
Ramanathan staves off break point but trails 1-3 in the fourth set. There's some great slicing off the racquet of Feliciano Lopez here and he's got his mojo back, it seems like.
And he's held for a 3-0 lead! Can Lopez pull off a bagel in this set or will Ramanathan force a fifth? Let's see.
And he breaks! It looks like it's back in Spain's control here as Lopez leads 2-0.
Feliciano Lopez serves to open the fourth set and has a quick hold of serve to lead 1-0. He's now at break point.
And there it comes! Ramkumar Ramanathan wins the third set 6-3!
WOW, what was that? A wonderful rally between Ramanathan and Lopez and the Indian brings out a brilliant forehand THWACK to break serve! He leads 5-3 and now will serve for the third set.
Ramanathan has his second break point in the third set and he's pointing excitedly at the crowd to cheer him on!
He holds serve to lead 4-3 and because he's on serve, also holds the upper hand here tonight.
Leander Paes is in the audience watching and cheering the young Ramkumar Ramanathan on!
The scores are level at 3-3 after the timeout for injury, andRamkumar Ramanathan's doing well!
It's the first medical timeout of the game as Ramkumar Ramanathan begins to cramp.
There's a lovely ace off the racquet of the 22-year-old Indian, which almost perfectly bisects the court vertically. He's doing well to hold his nerve against a much more experienced rival.
3-2 to Ramanathan on serve!
Another long rally from the young Indian and he's done well to hold serve in the third set and bamboozle Lopez with a couple of shots there. He leads 2-1 on serve.
Both players hold to 15as scores are level in the third set. Will this be the last one of this tie?
Feliciano Lopez wins the second set 6-4.
And just like that, it's all over for Ramkumar Ramanathan in the second set, too. He loses it by the same scoreline as in the first.
An easy hold of serve. It's become almost effortless now for Lopez as he takes a 5-4 lead
Lopez leads 4-3 in the second set.
He stavesoff another break point! Lopez still has the lead, however, at 4-3.