Routliffe, Rai and Yang fall short in finals

Sunday, 09 October 2022

Erin Routliffe, Ajeet Rai and Vivian Yang have lost their respective finals at WTA and ITF level tournaments in Europe, North Africa and Asia.

Routliffe and her Polish doubles partner Alicja Rosolska have been beaten 6-3 6-2 in an hour and 9 minutes by Americans Caty McNally and Alycia Parks in the final of the WTA 500 tournament in Ostrava in the Czech Republic.

Ajeet Rai has lost the singles final at the ITF US $25,000 tournament in Tay Ninh in Vietnam. Rai has lost to the top seed Ly Hoang Nam 6-4 6-4 in an hour and 36 minutes.

And a day after winning the doubles title, Vivian Yang has lost the singles final at the women’s US ITF W15 tournament in Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt. Yang has been beaten 6-1 6-1 by Russian second seed Polina Iatcenko after battling terrible blister issues from double's win the day before. 

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