Bopanna loses doubles semifinals in Washington

In the Challenger in Lexington, USA, second seeds Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni won the doubles title

In the Challenger in Lexington, USA, second seeds Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni won the doubles title

Rohan Bopanna and Matwe Middelkoop were beaten 7-5, 6-3 by fourth seeds Ivan Dodig and Austin Krajicek in the doubles semifinal of the $2,108,110 ATP tennis tournament in Washington.

The Indo-Dutch pair won 180 ATP points and $32,370.

In the Challenger in Lexington, USA, second seeds Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni won the doubles title, beating Gijs Brouwer and Aidan McHugh 3-6, 6-4, [10-8] In the final.

The title, sixth this season for the pair and fourth for the Challengers, was worth 80 ATP points and $3,100.

At the ITF $25,000 women’s event in Rio, Riya Bhatia’s fine run was cut short in the singles semi-final and doubles final.

The results:

$2,108,110 ATP, Washington, USA

Doubles (semi-finals): Ivan Dodig (Cro) & Austin Krajicek (US) bt Matwe Middelkoop (Ned) & Rohan Bopanna 7-5, 6-3.

$53,120 Challenger, Lexington, USA

Doubles (final): Yuki Bhambri & Saketh Myneni v Gijs Brouwer (Ned) & Aidan McHugh (GBR) 3-6, 6-4, [10-8].

$25,000 ITF Women, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Singles (semi-finals): Noelia Zeballos Melgar (Bol) beats Riya Bhatia 6-3, 6-2.

Doubles (final): Thaisa Grana Pedretti (Bra) & Noelia Zeballos Melgar (Bol) bt Maria Paulina Perez-Garcia (Col) & Riya Bhatia 6-3, 6-1.

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