Bopanna-Busta duo bows out in Hamburg

Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain were beaten 6-1, 6-4 in the doubles quarterfinals by Oliver Marach and Jurgen Melzer of Austria.

Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain lost in the doubles quarterfinals of Austria in the ATP-500 tennis tournament in Hamburg, Germany.   -  PTI

Rohan Bopanna and Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain were beaten 6-1, 6-4 in the doubles quarterfinals by Oliver Marach and Jurgen Melzer of Austria in the ATP-500 tennis tournament in Hamburg, Germany.

The quarterfinal entry on the clay-court event was worth 90 ATP points and $14,040 for Bopanna and partner.

In the ITF men’s Futures in Thailand, eighth seed Manish Sureshkumar beat Marsel Ilhan of Turkey 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in the quarterfinals. He will play Vladyslav Orlov of Ukrain in the semifinals.

Arjun Kadhe, seeded No.1 with Timur Khabibulin of Kazakhstan, made the doubles final. The Indo-Kazakh pair will play second seeds, the Ratiwatana twins, Sanchai and Sonchat.

In the $25,000 ITF women’s event in Portugal, lucky-loser Shrivalli Rashmikaa Bhamidipaty was beaten 6-3, 6-2 in the pre-quarterfinals by Mari Osaka, elder sister of two-time Grand Slam champion and World No.2 Naomi Osaka, of Japan.

The results:

$1,855,490 ATP-500, Hamburg, Germany Doubles (quarterfinals): Oliver Marach (Aut) & Jurgen Melzer (Aut) bt Pablo Carreno Busta (Esp) & Rohan Bopanna 6-1, 6-4.

$25,000 ITF men, Nonthaburi, Thailand Singles (quarterfinals): Manissh Sureshkumar bt Marsel Ilhan (Tur) 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.

Doubles (semifinals): Timur Khabibulin (Kaz) & Arjun Kadhe bt Harry Bourchier & Blake Ellis (Aus) 3-6, 7-5, [10-8].

$25,000 ITF men, Tabarka, Tunisia Doubles (quarterfinals): Anirudh Chandrasekar & PC Vignesh bt
Alessandro Ingarao & Luca Prevosto (Ita) 4-6, 7-5, [10-0]; Mousa Alkotop (Jor) & Alexander Boborykin (Rus) bt Richard Thongoana (RSA) & Tarun Anirudh Chilakalapudi 6-2, 4-0 (retired).

$25,000 ITF women, Porto, Portugal Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Mari Osaka (Jpn) bt Shrivalli Rashmikaa
Bhamidipaty 6-3, 6-2.

$15,000 ITF women, Tabarka, Tunisia Doubles (quarterfinals): Sowjanya Bavisetti & Sravya Shivani
Chilakalapudi bt Victoria Ariadna Beccio & Maria Del Rosario Fazquez (Arg) 0-6, 6-4, [10-5].