Alicante (Spain), October 15
The top-seeded Indian team of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Purav Raja bowed out of the ATP Alicante Ferrero Challenger following a straight set defeat here on Thursday.
Raja and Ramkumar lost 2-6 2-6 to local unseeded combination of Gerard Granollers and Pedro Martinez.
Ramkumar has already exited from the singles event of the clay-court tournament after losing to Carlos Alcaraz.
In the doubles, India’s challenge is still alive as N Sriram Balaji had reached the quarterfinals with his Swiss partner Luca Margaroli. They are up against French pair of Enzo Couacaud and Albano Olivetti. PTI