Harsh-Treat lose final of Champaign event

Harsh Mankad’s hopes of clinching his fourth ATP Challenger doubles title of the season were dashed after he lost a hard-fought final in the Champaign event.

Last Updated: Nov 22, 2009, 19:19 PM IST

New Delhi: Harsh Mankad’s hopes of clinching his fourth ATP Challenger doubles title of the season were dashed after he lost a hard-fought final in the Champaign event in United States along with partner Treat Conard Huey.

The second seeded Indo-Filipino pair lost 5-7 6-7 (5) to fourth seeded Americans of Bran and Dann Battistone.
The Indian got 45 ranking points and split USD 1800 with his partner as prize money.
Harsh had a good time on the Challenger circuit this season as he won three titles and ended runners-up on five other occasions.

PTI