Bopanna loses doubles final

Rohan Bopanna in partnership with Andre Sa of Brazil was beaten 6-7(4), 6-4, 10-3 by the top seeded Bryan twins, Bob and Mike of the US.

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The runners-up got $18,150 and 150 points.

Rohan Bopanna in partnership with Andre Sa of Brazil was beaten 6-7(4), 6-4, 10-3 by the top seeded Bryan twins, Bob and Mike of the US, in the $693,910 ATP tennis tournament on grass in Eastbourne. The champions collected $34,430 and 250 ATP points and the runners-up got $18,150 and 150 points.

In the ITF women’s event in Egypt, former Asian junior champion Pranjala Yadlapalli recovered from being down 3-5 in the second set to record a 6-3, 7-6(3) victory over the former Australian Open junior champion and top seed Tereza Mihalikova of Slovakia in the quarterfinals.

Kanika Vaidya, however, went down fighting in three sets to the second seed Ana Bianca Mihailova of Romania. She made the doubles final with Ekaterina Yashina of Russia.

In China, Davis Cupper Prajnesh Gunenswaran cruised into the final of the ITF men’s Futures, while another Davis Cupper Sumit Nagal made the semifinals in Colombo.

The results:

$693,910 Aegon International, Eastbourne, Britain Doubles (final): Bob Bryan & Mike Bryan (US) bt Andre Sa (Bra) & Rohan Bopanna 6-7(4), 6-4, 10-3.

$25,000 ITF men, Kunshan, China Singles (semifinal): Prajnesh Gunneswaran bt Martins Podzus (Lat) 6-3, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF men, Colombo, Sri Lanka Singles (quarterfinals): Sumit Nagal bt Alexander Zhurbin (Rus) 6-1, 6-3; Carlos Boluda-Purkiss (Esp) bt Sidharth Rawat 6-3, 6-1.

Doubles (semifinnals): Chandri Sood & Lakshit Sood bt Sharmal Dissanayake & Harshana Godamanna (Sri) 6-0, 3-6, 11-9;

Quarterfinals: Chandri Sood & Lakshit Sood bt Anirudh Chandrasekar & Sidharth Rawat 6-2, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF women, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Singles (quarterfinals): Pranjala Yadlapalli bt Tereza Mihalikova (Svk) 6-3, 7-6(3); Ana Bianca Mihaila (Rou) bt Kanika Vaidya 6-7(9), 6-1, 6-2.

Doubles (semifinals): Ekaterina Yashina (Rus) & Kanika Vaidya bt Ola Abou Zekry (Egy) & Natascha Kennis (Ned) 6-4, 6-2.