Bhuvana Kalva loses quarterfinals in Djibouti
Sixth seed Bhuvana Kalva was beaten 6-1, 6-1 by fourth seed Noa Liauw A Fong of the Netherlands in the quarterfinals of the $15,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament in Djibouti.
Bhuvana ran into the same Dutch opponent in the doubles and lost the semifinals in partnership with Ho Ching Wu of Hong Kong.
$15,000 ITF women, Gabode, Djibouti
Singles (quarterfinals): Noa Liauw A Fong (Ned) bt Bhuvana Kalva 6-1, 6-1.
Doubles (semifinals): Merel Hoedt & Noa Liau A Fong (NED) bt Bhuvana Kalva & Ho Ching Wu (HKG) 2-6, 6-3, [10-8].
Quarterfinals: Ho Ching Wu & Bhuvana Kalva bt Elena Gemovic & Doroteia Joksovic (SRB) 6-2, 6-4; Mariana Drazic (CRO) & Man YIng Maggie Ng (HKG) bt Emmanuelle Girard (FRA) & Likhitha Kalava 6-4, 6-3.