Prarthana beaten in $750,000 WTA doubles quarterfinals

Russia's Natela Dzalamidze and Veronika Kudermetova who beat Prarthana and partner Jacqueline Cako, had earlier beaten alternate entrants, Ankita Raina and Emily Webley-Smith.

Prarthana Thombare and Jacqueline Cako were downed by the Russia's Natela Dzalamidze and Veronika Kudermetova in the doubles quarterfinals of the $750,000 WTA tennis tournament on Thursday. (FILE IMAGE)   -  Getty Images

Prarthana Thombare in partnership with Jacqueline Cako of the US was beaten 6-4, 6-4 by the Russian pair of Natela Dzalamidze and Veronika Kudermetova in the doubles quarterfinals of the $750,000 WTA tennis tournament in China on Thursday.

Prarthana and partner collected 60 WTA points and $3,852.

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The Russian pair had earlier beaten alternate entrants, Ankita Raina and Emily Webley-Smith, who came in place of the second seeds Gabreila Dabrowski and Xu Yifan, 10-5 in the super tie-break.

In the ITF women’s event in Nigeria, sixth seed Pranjala Yadlapalli dismissed second seed Deniz Khazanium of Israel 6-3, 6-4 to make the semifinals. She was joined by Riya Bhatia who put out fifth seed Nastja Kolar of Slovenia with equal ease.
 

The results:

$750,000 WTA, Tianjin, China

Doubles (quarterfinals): Natela Dzalamidze & VEronika Kudermetova (Rus) bt Jacqueline Cako (US) & Prarthana Thombare 6-4, 6-4.

Pre-quarterfinals: Natela Dzalamidze & Veronika Kudermetova bt Emily Webley-Smith (GBR) & Ankita Raina 7-6(4), 1-6, [10-5].


$25,000 ITF men, Lagos, Nigeria

Singles (quarterfinals): Tom Jomby (Fra) b Niki Poonacha 7-5, 6-2; Arthur Rinderknech (Fra)  bt Aryan Goveas 7-5, 7-5.


$15,000 ITF men, Hua Hin, Thailand

Singles (quarterfinals): Shalva Dzhanashiya (Rus) bt Karunuday Singh 5-7, 7-6(3), 3-1 (retired); Manish Sureshkumar bt Felix Corwin (US) 3-6, 6-4, 6-4.


Doubles (semifinals): Ajeet Rai (Nzl) & Karunuday Singh bt Soichiro Moritani & Jumpei Yamasaki (Jpn) 4-6, 6-3, [10-6].


$25,000 ITF women, Lagos, Nigeria

Singles (quarterfinals):  Riya Bhatia bt Nastja Kolar (Slo) 6-2, 6-3; Pranjala Yadlapalli bt Deniz Khazaniuk (Isr) 6-3, 6-4.


Doubles (quarterfinals): Julia Terziyska (Bul) & Rosalie Van Der Hoek (Ned) bt Mihaela Djakovic (Srb) & Riya Bhatia 6-4, 6-2.


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

Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Karolina Berankova (Cze) bt Ashmitha Easwaramurthi 6-1, 6-2.