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Ramkumar bows out of Delray Beach Open

78   //    20 Feb 2018, 15:56 IST

New Delhi, Feb 20 (PTI) Indian qualifier Ramkumar Ramanathan suffered a tame straight sets defeat at the hands of American Donald Young to bow out of the Delray Beach Open.

Ramkumar, ranked 140, lost 1-6 2-6 to world number 75 Young, who had recently accused fellow American Ryan Harrison of racially abusing him.

Ramkumar earned 12 points for qualifying for the main draw and USD 5350 as a first round loser at the USD 622,675 ATP hard court event.

In the doubles, the Indian pair of Leander Paes and Purav Raja will open the campaign against Jack Sock and Jackson Withrow.

Meanwhile, at the ATP Open 13 Provence in Marseille, France, second seeded Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin will take on the combination of Ken Skupski and Stefanos Tsitsipas

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