India's top singles player Ankita Raina bowed out of both singles and doubles event of the USD 100,000 ITF women's event here following first round defeats, here. In the singles, 273rd-ranked Indian lost 3-6 4-6 to sixth seed and world number 115 Naomi Broady from Britain. In the doubles, Ankita and her British partner Emily Webley-Smith lost a tight opening round match 4-6 6-4 5-10 to Japan's Akiko Omae and Belgium's Maryna Zanevska.
Double whammy for Ankita in Manchester ITF event
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