Prakash advances in Mexico challenger

April 15th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS  

Mexico City (Mexico), April 15 (IANS) India’s Prakash Amritraj rallied from being blanked in the first set to win the first round against Italian Riccardo Ghedin in the $35,000 ATP challenger.
Prakash, seeded eighth, beat Ghedin 0-6, 6-1, 6-3. He next plays Mexican Santiago Gonzalez who beat Australian Marinko Matosevic 3-6, 6-3, 6-3.

However, Prakash’s run ended in the doubles where he was seeded first with American David Martin. The Indo-American duo went down fighting to Mexico’s Bruno Echagaray and Ecuador’s Giovanni Lapentti, losing 6-3, 6-7(5), 10-12.

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