Ramanathan beaten by Bublik in the first round of the Qatar Open

Ankita Raina, who had earlier trumped former world No. 5 Sara Errani, lost to Leonie Kung of Switzerland.

Ramanathan collected 12 ATP points and pocketed $11,270 for qualifying to the main draw of the Qatar Open.   -  Getty Images

Qualifier Ramkumar Ramanathan was beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan in the first round of the Qatar Open in Doha on Monday, which boasts of a prize money of $890,920

For his fine effort in making the main draw, Ramkumar collected 12 ATP points and pocketed $11,270.

Meanwhile, Ankita Raina was outplayed 6-0, 6-1 by the 158th ranked Leonie Kung of Switzerland in the second and final qualifying round of the WTA tennis tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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Ankita, who had beaten former world No.5 Sara Errani in the first qualifying round, collected 12 WTA points and $1,950 for her effort.

In doubles, Ankita will partner Paula Kania-Chodun of Poland and take on wild cards Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and Coco Vandeweghe of the US.

The results:

$890,920 ATP, Doha, Qatar
Singles (first round): Alexander Bublik (Kaz) bt Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-4, 6-2.

$235,238 WTA, Guadalajara, Mexico
Qualifying singles (second and final round): Leonie Kung (Sui) bt Ankita Raina 6-0, 6-1.