New Delhi: The Indian challenge in the $25,000 ATP Challenger came to an end Wednesday when Prakash Amritraj bowed out with a 6-7 (6-8), 4-6 loss to Yves Allegro of Switzerland in the second round.
Gregory Carraz of France, the second seed and winner of last week’s Challenger in Bangalore, survived a scare from Dmitry Vlasov of Russia to emerge 3-6, 6-4, 6-3 winner.
Israeli Jonathan Erlich, who had come through three qualifying rounds, won 2-6, 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-4) against Russian Yuri Schukin.
Rodolphe Cadart of France twon 3-6, 6-1, 6-2 over German Maxmilian Abel, while Yen Hsun-lu of Chinese Taipei gave a walkover to Thailand’s Danai Udomchoke citing a knee injury.
The event has turned out to be a disappointing one for the home fans with the exit of Karan Rastogi, Harsh Mankad and Rohan Bopanna.