Ramkumar bows out in pre-quarters in Newport

The 134th ranked Ramkumar who came through the qualifying event, won 32 ATP points and $9,820.

Ramkumar Ramanathan reacts after playing a shot.   -  R. Ragu

Davis Cupper Ramkumar Ramanathan was beaten 7-6(5), 6-0 by Ugo Humbert of France in the pre-quarterfinals of the $652,245 ATP tennis tournament in Newport, US.

The 134th ranked Ramkumar who came through the qualifying event, won 32 ATP points and $9,820. He had reached the final of the tournament last year, and had won 150 points, in reaching a career-best rank of 111.

The results:

$652,245 ATP, Newport, US Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Ugo Humbert (Fra) beats Ramkumar Ramanathan

7-6(5), 6-0.

$15,000 ITF men, Castelo Branco, Portugal Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Nuno Borges (Por) beats Terence Das 6-2, 6-7(3), 6-1.