Divij Sharan in doubles final in French Challenger

Divij Sharan in partnership with Scott Clayton of Britain made the doubles final with a 4-6, 6-0, 11-9 victory over French wild card entrants Tristan Lamasine and Hugy Nys in the € 106,000 Challenger tennis tournament in France.

It was the third successive doubles final for the 31-year-old Divij who had won the Tour title in Antwerp last week with Scott Lipsky of the US.   -  R. Ragu

Divij Sharan in partnership with Scott Clayton of Britain made the doubles final with a 4-6, 6-0, 11-9 victory over French wild card entrants Tristan Lamasine and Hugy Nys in the € 106,000 Challenger tennis tournament in France.

It was the third successive doubles final for the 31-year-old Divij who had won the Tour title in Antwerp last week with Scott Lipsky of the US. The Indo-British pair will play Sander Arends of the Netherlands and Antonio Sancic of Croatia in the final.

In the $50,000 Challenger in Vietnam, Saketh Myneni and Vijay Sundar Prashanth made the doubles final.

The results:

€ 106,000 Challenger men, Brest, France

Doubles (semifinals): Scott Clayton (GBR) & Divij Sharan bt Tristan Lamasine and Hugy Nys (Fra) 4-6, 6-0, 11-9.

$50,000 Challenger men, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Doubles (semifinals): Saketh Myneni & Vijay Sundar Prashanth bt Ti Chen (Tpe) and Max Purcell (Aus) 7-6(3), 3-6, 10-7.

$15,000 ITF men, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Doubles (quarterfinals): Youssef Hossam (Egy) and Antonio Massara (Ita) bt Olly Sadler (Nzl) and Alex Solanki 6-4, 6-2.