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Myneni's run ends at Fergana Challenger

44   //    23 Jun 2018, 19:52 IST

New Delhi, Jun 23 (PTI) Indian qualifier Saketh Myneni's fabulous run at the ATP Fergana Challenger in Uzbekistan ended with defeat in both singles and doubles today.

Myneni, whose progress was halted by a foot injury last season, lost his singles semifinal 4-6 7-5 0-6 to top seeded Serbian Nikola Milojevic, ranked 184.

Later, Myneni combined with compatriot N Vijay Sundar Prashanth for the doubles summit clash which they lost 4-6 4-6 to Russian team of Ivan Gakhov and Alexander Pavlioutchenkov.

Myneni, whose ranking has plummeted to 447, earned crucial 38 points, including five from the Qualifiers, from the tournament and is likely to gain several places when new rankings will be issued tomorrow.

Meanwhile, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan his American partner yet again reached the summit clash on the ATP Challenger tour as they won their semfinal at the Ilkley event with a

7-5 6-3 win over Liam Broady and Scott Clayton

Press Trust of India (PTI) is a news agency in India
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