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Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan vs Hans Podlipnik-Castillo and Andrei Vasilevski, Live Tennis Score and Updates, Tashkent Challenger 2017 Final

By Sportskeeda Desk | Last ModifiedOct 13, 2017 11:17 GMT

Bhambri and Sharan lose the final, 4-6, 2-6.


11:17 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

And with that, we wrap up our liveblog. Hope you enjoyed it. Thanks for staying with us.

Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for all the latest updates from the sports world.


11:15 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

The second seeded pair gave absolutely no chance to the Indians in the match. Bhambri and Sharan could not make use of the three break points they faced and they will rue those chances.

Nevertheless, it's still a good outing for the Indians this week. They had begun their campaign by stunning the top seeds in the first round.

11:11 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

The second seeds hold to 15 to close out the set 6-2 and win the match, 6-4, 6-2.

What a performance by Podlipnik-Castillo and Vasilevski. They are the Tashkent Challenger champions!

11:09 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

Can the Indians show some last-minute magic?

11:08 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

The second seeds look absolutely determined to win the title. They stave off a late challenge from the Indians to hold for 4-2 and then hammer the deadly blow on them to break to 15.

Perched at 5-2, they will serve for the title.

10:59 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

Finally, an easy service game for the they reduce the deficit to 2-3.

10:57 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

The second seeds continue their march towards the title with a hold to 15. They now lead 3-1.

10:54 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

The Indians HOLD for 1-2.....Wow! What an effort! Will this inspire them to break back?

10:53 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

And it's a DEUCE!

10:51 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

It's a MIGHTY STRUGGLE for the Indians now...they face 2 BREAK POINTS at 15-40, 0-2.

10:49 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

And they consolidate it with a 2-0 lead.

10:48 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

Not an ideal start to the second set for the Indians....they CONCEDE A SERVICE BREAK in the very first game.

The second seeds are up 1-0

10:42 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

Will the Indians be able to make a comeback in the second set and take this to a deciding tie-break?

Let's find out!

10:41 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

No falter.....Podlipnik-Castillo and Vasilevski grab the first set with a smooth service game. They are now ahead 6-4

10:38 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

And Bhambri and Sharan HOLD! That was quite a test. They trail by one service break at 4-5. Can they produce some magic here?

10:37 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

The Indians somehow manage a deuce on their service game but the danger is still not over. There is no 'advantage' in Challenger matches, so the second seeds have a set point here.

10:35 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

And now the pressure is right back at them. The Indians are now trailing 0-30 while serving to stay in the set.

10:35 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

The second seeds take a 5-3 lead as the Indians fail to get back on level terms.

10:30 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

Struggling on their serve, the Indians manage to find a way out and hold for 3-4

10:28 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

Bhambri and Sharan made it a 30-30 game on their opponents' serve but a break is still a distant dream for them. The second seeds hold on for 4-2.

10:24 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

After surviving that game, the second seeds make a fabulous comeback to BREAK the service of the Indians. 

Bhambri and Sharan now TRAIL 2-3

10:18 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

The second seeds showed some signs of struggle in their service game and the Indians managed to force a deuce.

But the second seeds still held on for 2-2.

10:15 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

It's yet another comfortable hold for the Indians as they lead 2-1. The pressure now is right back at the second seeds.

10:11 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

The second seeds too have no problem and hold their service game.


10:10 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

With an ace, the Indians hold for 1-0

10:09 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

And the final is under way! The Indians are serving first.

10:04 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

Can Yuki Bhambri win his first Challenger title of the 2017 season? Divij already has one in 2017.

10:03 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

The players are on court now and the match will start shortly.

08:31 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

The match is scheduled to start not before 2.30pm local time after the singles semi-finals. So, it won't start before 3pm IST.

08:29 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

This is the second time that the left-handed Sharan has reached a Challenger final this year. He earlier won the title at Bordeaux alongside Purav Raja. As for Yuki, this is his very first final in doubles in the 2017 season.

08:26 (GMT)13 OCT 2017

Good afternoon and welcome to the Sportskeeda liveblog of the Tashkent Challenger doubles final where the Indian pair of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan is seeking the title. The Indians have a tough task in the final as they face the second seeds.

But they can inspire themselves from their performance at this tournament. The Indians made a thunderous start to their title campaign by upsetting the top seeds Guillermo Duran and Andres Molteni in the first round with an effortless 6-4, 6-2 win.

In the semi-finals, they produced a stunning show of resilience to come back from a set down and edge the experienced Spanish combine of Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Enrique Lopez-Perez, 3-6, 7-5, 10-6.
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