Sharan-Sitak lose in Delray Beach Open quarter final

Florida, Feb 22 (IANS) Indias number two doubles player and 2018 Asian Games Gold medallist Divij Sharan along with his Kiwi partner Artem Sitak lost to top-seeded defending champions Mike and Bob Bryan in the quarter final clash of the Delray Beach Open.

The Indo-kiwi duo lost 2-6, 6-4, (3-10) to the top-seeded Bryan brothers who are playing their last Delray Beach open as they are set to retire post the US Open this year.

Sharan and Sitak lost the first set 2-6 to the Bryan brothers. The Indo-Kiwi pair made a comeback in the second set winning it 6-4 to set up a super tie-breaker clash.

Speaking after the game, Sharan said: “It was a tough challenge against the Bryan brothers and congratulations to them on the win. Sitak and I had some useful learning’s from this tournament and look forward to the next week in Chile.”

–IANS
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