Ankita Raina’s different try and qualify for the singles major draw of a Grand Slam failed when she pulled out of the French Open Qualifiers with a second-round loss, right here on Wednesday.
Ankita, in opposition to the higher-ranked German Greet Minnen, was solely in a position to win two video games in your entire match that lasted one hour and 21 minutes.
The 125th Indian within the rating was solely in a position to convert one of many three break factors and finally misplaced 2-6, Zero-6.
It was Ankita’s seventh try to interrupt the primary singles chart of a significant. He had made it to the ultimate spherical of the Australian Open qualifying occasion earlier this 12 months, falling on the ultimate stage.
In a while Wednesday, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Sumit Nagal will take the ground for his or her respective males’s singles second spherical matches.