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Somdev knocked out of Aptos Challenger

July 18, 2010 16:57 IST

somdev devvarmanSomdev Devvarman's good run at the ATP Challenger event in Aptos, USA, came to an end after a semi-final defeat against American Donald Young.

The second seed Indian fought hard but lost 2-6, 6-3, 4-6 to his third seed opponent at the $75,000 hard court event.

Somdev collected 33 ATP ranking points and $3,765 as prize money for his effort.

Young will take on Australian Marinko Matosevic in the summit clash.

Matosevic beat compatriot and fourth seed Carsten Bell 6-4, 6-4 in the other semi-final. He had also ousted top seed American Rajeev Ram in the opening round itself.

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