Ankita Raina bows out of French Open qualifiers

Ankita Raina could not go past the second round at the French Open qualifiers, suffering a straight set defeat against Japan’s Kurumi Nara, in Paris on Thursday.

Ankita, India’s top singles player, lost the second round contest 3-6 2-6 in one hour and 21 minutes.

Ankita’s defeat means that no Indian will compete in the singles main draw of the clay court Grand Slam.

Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Prajnesh Gunneswaran have already bowed out of the men’s singles qualifiers.

Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan will compete in the men’s doubles with their respective partners.

 

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