Nedunchezhiyan-Krajicek pair goes down in straight sets

They lost to the Croatian pair of Ivan Dodig and Mate Pavic in straight sets, 6-2 6-4.

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan. (file photo)   -  M. Vedhan

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan in partnership with Austin Krajicek of the US was beaten 6-2, 6-4 by the Ivan Dodig and Mate Pavic of Croatia in the doubles final of the $1,183,360 ATP tennis tournament in China on Sunday.

While the top seeds converted three of seven breakpoints, Jeevan and partner could not convert any of the six breakpoints that they forced.

The champion team collected 250 ATP points and $57,990. The runner-up won 150 points and $30,490.

The results

$1,183,360 ATP, Chengdu, China

Doubles (final): Ivan Dodig and Mate Pavic (Cro) bt Austin Krajicek (US) and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 6-2, 6-4

$15,000 ITF men, Cairo, Egypt

Doubles (final): Dante Gennaro (ITA) & Sherif Sabry (Egy) bt Tejas Chaukulkar & Vasisht Cheruku 7-6(3), 6-4.