Taipei OEC Open: Prarthana Thombare bows out in quarterfinals

Prarthana and Bulgaria’s Isabella Shinikova go down to the Chinese Taipei pair of I-Hsuan Cho and Yi-Tsen Cho.

Prarthana Thombare (in picture) and Isabella Shinikova of Bulgaria were defeated in straight sets.   -  Getty Images

Prarthana Thombare in partnership with Isabella Shinikova of Bulgaria was beaten 6-3, 6-4 by the Chinese Taipei team of I-Hsuan Cho and Yi-Tsen Cho in the doubles quarterfinals of the USD 125,000 WTA tennis tournament in Taipei.

In the ITF men’s Futures in Mozambique, Rishab Agarwal was beaten in the quarterfinals 6-3, 6-3 by the top seed Benjamin Lock of Zimbabwe.

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In the USD 162,480 Challenger in Houston, U.S., Sriram Balaji and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan were yet to play their doubles quarterfinals against the top seeds.

In the ITF women’s tournament in Cancun, Mexico, Ramya Natarajan had not yet played her first round of singles and doubles.

The results
  • USD 125,000 WTA, Chinese Taipei
  • Doubles (quarterfinals): I-Hsuan Cho & Yi-Tsen Cho (Tpe) bt Isabella Shinikova (Bul) & Prarthana Thombare 6-3, 6-4.
  • USD 15,000 ITF men, Maputo, Mozambique
  • Singles (quarterfinals): Benjamin Lock (Zim) bt Rishab Agarwal 6-3, 6-3.
  • Doubles (quarterfinals): Vasilios Caripi & Vaughn Hunter (RSA) bt David Perez Sanz (Esp) & Jatin Dahiya 1-0 (retired).