Ankita bows out of French Open qualifiers
Paris, May 22 (PTI) India's Ankita Raina crashed out of the the French Open qualifiers with a 3-6 6-7 defeat at the hands of Evgeniya Rodina of Russia in the women's singles first round here today.
After losing the first set, Ankita came back strongly against her 10th seeded opponent and took the second to the tie-breaker which she eventually lost. The contest lasted one-hour 41 minutes.
Yesterday, Sumit Nagal lost to 10th seed Slovakian Martin Klizan 4-6 6-4 6-1 in the men's singles first round.
Yuki Bhambri has earned direct entry into the single's main draw after breaking into top-100