Millennium Post

Pune take bonus after thrilling tie with Bangalore

Pune take bonus after thrilling tie with Bangalore
Pune Marathas made a remarkable recovery from 0-2 down to win their next three matches in a row as their contest against Bangalore Raptors ended in a thrilling tie to run away with a bonus point in the Champions Tennis League on Thursday.

Marcos Baghdatis played superb tennis against Feliciano Lopez to win the super tie-breaker as the five-match contest ended 24-24 at the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association stadium. Both played their hearts out and hardly showed any signs of fatigue as they played three, the mixed doubles, men's doubles and men’s singles, of the five sets of the fixture. It was the Cypriot Baghdatis who prevailed over Spaniard Lopez in a nerve-wracking encounter which saw each of them refusing to yield any inch.

While the Spaniard produced some exquisite flat returns, Baghdatis regaled the the motley spectators with his fine overhead placements.
Next Story
Share it