Chakravarthi loses singles quarters, runners-up in doubles

Veteran Rushmi Chakravarthi could not progress beyond quarter-finals in the singles and ended runners-up in the women`s doubles event of the USD 10,000 ITF tournament in Kuchings, Malaysia.

Updated: Oct 29, 2010, 16:33 PM IST

New Delhi: Veteran Rushmi Chakravarthi could
not progress beyond quarter-finals in the singles and ended
runners-up in the women`s doubles event of the USD 10,000 ITF
tournament in Kuchings, Malaysia.

Chakravarthi, only surviving Indian in the singles, lost
her last-eight contest 5-7, 0-6 to her doubles partner Elodie
Rogge-Dietrich of France.

She later reached the final of the doubles event but
could not win the title.

The top seeded pair lost 3-6, 2-6 to second seeds Sandy
Gumulya of Indonesia and Sabina Sharipova of Uzbekistan in the
summit clash.

Chakravarthi and Sania Mirza had won the bronze medal in
the women`s doubles event of the recently concluded
Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.

Earlier, Rishika Sunkara, Sowjanya Bavisetti, Nimisha
Mohan and Kanika Vaidya had lost at different stages in the
singles event.

PTI