Thakkar fails to qualify
India’s Rakshay Thakkar failed to qualify for the main draw of the ITF Belgaum Open which begins here on Monday. He lost to American William Kendall 4-6, 1-6 in the final qualifying round on Sunday.
German Torsten Wietoska also entered the main draw.
Results (final qualifying round, Indians unless specified): Shabaz Khan bt Sagar Ahuja 6-2, 6-4; William Kendall (USA) bt Rakshay Thakkar 6-4, 6-1; Ronak Manuja bt Sandeep Tirdala 7-6 (7-2), 6-3; Rutger Cramer (Ned) bt Jatin Dahiya 6-3, 6-3; Rohan Gide bt Fariz Mohammed 6-4, 6-1; Torsten Wietoska (Ger) bt Chinmay Pradhan 6-2, 6-3; Neeraj Elangovan bt Brahmjot singh 6-2, 6-3; Suraj Prabodh bt Saurabh Patil 6-1, 3-6, 6-0.