Ramkumar Ramanathan fails to qualify for US Open after losing qualifer to Nicolas Mahut

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 25 August 2017, 06:12 PM

India's top ranked singles player Ramkumar Ramanathan failed to qualify for the US Open after losing his second round match qualyfing match to seasoned Frenchman Nicolas Mahut.

Ramkumar, who recently created ripples by scalping top-10 player Dominic Thiem, lost 3-6 7-6(5) 2-6 to Mahut in two hours and 29 minutes.
Ramkumar's defeat means that India will not have representation in the singles event of the last Grand Slam of the season since Yuki Bhambriand Prajnesh Gunneswaran's challenge had ended in the first round itself.

All Indian players will stay in New York for a training camp for the next month's Davis Cup tie against Canada in Edmonton. 

(With Inputs from PTI)

First Published: Friday, August 25, 2017 06:00 PM
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