Jeevan tumbles in semifinal in San Francisco

The semifinal appearance fetched 33 ATP points and $2160.

It may be recalled that Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (above) and partner had beaten Leander Paes and Joe Salisbury for the title last week. (File Photo)   -  V. Sreenivasa Murthy

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan in partnership with Christopher Rungkat of Indonesia was beaten 6-2, 6-2 in the doubles semifinal by the second seeds Luke Bambridge and Joe Salisbury of Britain in the $100,000 Challenger tennis tournament in the US.

It may be recalled that Jeevan and partner had beaten Leander Paes and Joe Salisbury for the title last week. The semifinal appearance fetched 33 ATP points and $2160.

The results:

$100,000 Challenger men, San Francisco, US Doubles (semifinals): Luke Bambridge & Joe Salisbury (GBR) bt Christopher Rungkat (Ina) & Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 6-2, 6-2.

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