Indian Davis Cupper Ramkumar Ramanathan bowed out of the Atlantic Tire Championships, an ATP Challenger occasion, after dropping his first spherical match to an skilled Teymuraz Gabashvili, right here.
Ramkumar, who made the ultimate of the Eckental Challenger final week, misplaced 6-3 4-6 1-6 to his 35-year-old Russian rival.Gabashvili has at all times posed a troublesome problem for the Indian gamers. His strong floor strokes and psychological capacity to return out of stress conditions set him aside.
Ramkumar misplaced his doubles first spherical too with associate Andre Goransson. The second seed Ind-Swede pair misplaced 1-6 4-6 to American Hunter Reese and Dutch Sem Verbeek.
India’s problem continues to be alive with Prajnesh Gunneswaran reaching the pre-quarterfinals of the USD 52080 laborious courtroom match.The left-hander had crushed Canadian Peter Polansky and is now up in opposition to American Jack Sock.