Ramkumar Ramanathan loses in pre-quarters at Antalya Challenger

Ramkumar Ramanathan lost to Jaume Munar in Turkey while Karman Kaur Thandi and Shiho Akita gave a walkover in the doubles semifinals in Spain.

Ramkumar Ramanathan

File photo of Ramkumar Ramanathan.   -  R. RAGU

Second seed Jaume Munar of Spain beat Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-4, 7-5 in the pre-quarterfinals of the €44,820 Challenger tennis tournament in Antalya, Turkey.

Karman Kaur Thandi, who had lost in the third and final round of the singles qualifying event, gave a walkover in the doubles semifinals in the $15,000 ITF women’s event in Spain. She was partnering Shiho Akita of Japan.

The results:

€44,820 Challenger, Antalya, Turkey Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Jaume Munar (Esp) bt Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-4, 7-5.

$15,000 ITF women, Manacor, Spain Doubles (semifinals): Francisca Jorge (Por) & Stephanie Judith Visscher (Ned) w.o. Shiho Akita (Jpn) & Karman Kaur Thandi;

(Quarterfinals): Shiho Akita & Karman Kaur Thandi bt Ana Lantigua de la Nuez & Rosa Vicens Mas (Esp) 6-2, 6-3.

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