USA ITF Women's Tennis: India's Prarthana Thombare suffers early exit

Prathana Thombare and her Argentine partner Paula Ormaechea suffered a straight-sets defeat in the pre-quarterfinals of the USA ITF Women's Tennis tournament.

Prarthana Thombare

Prarthana Thombare (in picture) and her Argentine partner Paula Ormaechea suffered a straight-sets loss.   -  Getty Images

Prarthana Thombare in partnership with Paula Ormaechea of Argentina was beaten 6-4, 7-6(4) in the doubles pre-quarterfinals by Carolina Meligeni Rodrigues Alves and Ylena In-Albon in the $25,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Vero Beach, US.

Read: Uncertainty looms over Fed Cup in China

The Indo-Argentinian pair had done well by reaching the final of a similar tournament at Daytona Beach in Florida. In fact, Prarthana and Paula had beaten Carolina and Ylena in the pre-quarterfinals then in an extended second set tie-break.

The results

$25,000 ITF women, Vero Beach, US
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals):
Carolina Meligeni Rodrigues Alves (Bra) &
Ylena In-Albon (Sui) bt Paula Ormaechea (Arg) & Prarthana Thombare 6-4, 7-6(4).

  Dugout videos