Mysuru lads C. Vasisht and S.D. Prajwal Dev, representing India in the $15,000 ITF Men’s Tournament at Uganda, went down in the semi-finals in the Men’s Doubles event on Friday. Kaza Vinayak Sarma and M. Goran Markovic combined well to beat C. Vasisht and S.D. Prajwal Dev 6-3, 7-5 in a semi-final tie which lasted for one hour and 21 minutes.
In the quarter-finals, Prajwal and Vasisht beat Lorenzo Bocchi & Tomasso Gabrieli of Italy 7-6 (7), 6-1. In the first round, the duo beat Anton Chekhov (Rus) & Aaron Cortes Alcaraz (Esp) 6-3, 6-4.
In the Men’s Singles event, top-seed Ivan Nediko (Rus) beat city lad Prajwal Dev 6-1, 7-5 to enter the semi-finals.
In the pre-quarterfinals, Prajwal Dev beat Jayesh Pungliya 6-4, 6-1 and in the first round, he beat Boris Aguma (Uga) 6-1, 6-1.
Vasisht lost to Kaza Vinayak Sarma 6-7(5), 5-7 in the Men’s Singles first round tie.