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Bhambri crashes out in doubles at Wimbledon

London, Jul 3 (UNI) It was cutains for India's Yuki Bhambri who along with his Chinese partner Ze Zhang made a first round exit in the boys' doubles event at the Wimbledon Championships here.

The unseeded Indo-Chinese pair, fought hard against the Australian duo in a rain-affected match but their effort was just not enough as they were beaten 6-7 (6) 6-3 9-11.

Earlier, Yuki was already shown the doors in the singles competition in the first round itself.

Poojashree Venkatesh failed to take the Indian challenge further as she, too, made a first round exit in the girls' singles event.

The 15-year-old Delhi lad's best performance at junior Grand Slams this year remains his singles semifinal appearance at the Australian Open.

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Story first published: Thursday, July 3, 2008, 13:14 [IST]
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