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Prakash, Purav bow out of Korea Challenger

Last updated on: November 06, 2009 15:20 IST

India's title hopes at the ATP Challenger event in Chuncheon, Korea ended after Prakash Amritraj went down in singles quarter-finals and Purav Raja lost in the doubles event.

Unseeded Prakash went down fighting against Dutch Igoi Sijsling 6-7 (5), 4-6 in the singles quarter-finals of the $1,00,000 hard court event. Prakash earned 18 ranking points and $2920 as prize money.

Fourth seeded pair of Purav and Sadik Kadir of Australia squandered a one-set advantage to lose their doubles semi-finals 6-3, 3-6, 12-14 to Latavian Andis Juska and Dmitri Sitak of Russia.

They got 35 points each and split $2160 as prize money.

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