Ramkumar bows out of singles, doubles knockouts at Antalya 3 Challenger

India's Ramkumar Ramanathan, number two seed, lost 2-6, 0-6 to Spain's Eduard Esteve Lobato in the quarterfinals of the Antalya 3 ATP Challenger event on Friday.

Ramkumar Ramanathan

FILE PHOTO: Ramkumar Ramanathan lost 2-6, 0-6 to Spain's Eduard Esteve Lobato in the quarterfinals of the Antalya 3 ATP Challenger event on Friday.   -  R. RAGU

Ramkumar Ramanathan was beaten 6-2, 6-0 by Eduard Esteve Lobato of Spain in the quarterfinals of the €31,140 Challenger tennis tournament in Turkey.

Ramkumar who had won his maiden Challenger singles title last week, has been playing a lot of matches in singles and doubles.

He collected seven ATP points and €900, for his quarterfinal entry.

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Ramkumar lost the doubles semifinals with Vladyslav Orlov of Ukraine.

The results:

€31,140 Challenger, Antalya, Turkey
Singles (quarterfinals):
Eduard Esteve Lobato (Esp) bt Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-2, 6-0.

Doubles (semifinals):
Riccardo Bonadio & Giovanni Fonio (Ita) bt Vladyslav Orlov (Ukr) & Ramkumar Ramanathan 7-6(4), 6-4.

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