Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan wins Challenger in Britain

The Indo-American pair beat the Germans Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies 6-3, 6-3 in the final.

The title fetched Jeevan and his partner 110 ATP points and €7,870. (File Photo)   -  V. Sreenivasa Murthy

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan, in partnership with Austin Krajicek of the US, won the doubles title in the €127,000 Challenger tennis tournament in Ilkley, Britain, on Saturday.

The Indo-American pair beat the Germans Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies 6-3, 6-3 in the final. The title fetched 110 ATP points and €7,870. The runners-up collected 65 ATP points and €4,570. It was the ninth Challenger doubles title for Jeevan, and second of the season.

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The results:

€ 127,000 Challenger men, Ilkley, UK

Doubles (final): Austin Krajicek (US) & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan bt Kevin Krawietz & Andreas Mies (Ger) 6-3, 6-3.