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Ankita makes semifinal exit from Luan ITF event

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

recovered from a slow start but could not carry the momentum and crashed out of the USD 60,000 ITF women's event in Luan,

The second seed Indian lost 3-6 6-1 2-6 to local girl in the semifinals of the hard court tournament.

Nevertheless, it was one of better results for the Indian this season.

Ankita has entered two finals this season, winning a USD 25k event in and ending runner-up in a USD 60k tournament in

"I am very upset. I thought I had the match after the second set. I had good rhythm in the second and in the third as well but I don't know what went wrong. Since I knew I had the match I was more upset. I will go home and then leave for the French Open, so looking to that," said Ankita.

Her effort, earned Ankita, ranked 175, a total of 29 ranking points.

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First Published: Sun, May 12 2019. 17:06 IST