Raja-Martin duo bows out in the semifinals in Lyon

The doubles duo of Purav Raja and Fabrice Martin were beaten in the semifinal of the Lyon Open.

Purav Raja and Fabrice Martin collected 90 ATP points and €7,740. ( Representative Image)   -  AP

Purav Raja in partnership with Fabrice Martin of France was beaten 7-5, 6-1 in the doubles semifinals by Roman Jebavy and Matwe Middelkoop in the ATP tennis tournament in Lyon, France, on Friday.

The Czech-Dutch combination had earlier beaten the second seeded Rohan Bopanna and Edouard Roger-Vasselin. The semifinal entry was worth 90 ATP points and €7,740.

The results:

€ 561,345 ATP, Lyon, France
Doubles (semifinals): Roman Jebavy (Cze) & Matwe Middelkoop  (Ned) bt Fabrice Martin (Fra) & Purav Raja 7-5, 6-1.

 

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