Divij, Purav knocked out of ATP Challenger event in Mexico

The Croatia pair, which had shocked the top seeds earlier, fired as many as 10 aces while the Indian players could manage four.

updated: April 13, 2013 16:17 IST
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New Delhi: Divij Sharan and Purav Raja's campaign ended at the Guadalajara ATP Challenger event in Mexico with a straight set semifinal defeat at the hands of giant-killing pair of Marin Draganja and Mate Pavic.

The Indians fought hard before losing 6-7(2) 4-6 to the Croatian team in the close contest of the USD 1,00,00 hard court event.

The Indians split USD 2,160 as prize money and earned 35 ranking points each, which will be good enough to bring Divij back in the top-100 bracket.

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