Ushna Suhail reaches singles semifinals and doubles finals


Ushna Suhail, the second seed in singles and top seed in doubles, reached the singles semifinals and doubles finals in the Bahrain International Tennis tournament. In the singles format, Ushna defeated Nikita Dowda of Kenya in straight sets, 6-4 and 6-4. In the first set, Ushna was down three games to nil but fought back strongly to level the set at 3-3. In doubles semifinals, Ushna partnering Indian Spurti Shivalingiah defeated the Turkish pair of Naz Karagoz and Busra Kayrun in straight sets 6-3, 6-4.