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Rastogi-Ashutosh win doubles title in China

April 18, 2008 18:42 IST

The second-seeded Indian pair of Karan Rastogi and Ashutosh Singh won the doubles title at the US $15,000 ITF tennis tournament in Beijing on Friday.

The Indian combine toppled the top-seeded Australian pair of Matthew Ebden and Brydan Klein, winning the final 6-2, 6-3.

Rastogi also booked a berth in the semi-finals of the singles, beating local challenger Jun-Chao Xu in straight sets.

Rastogi, seeded fourth, beat his Chinese opponent 6-2, 6-4 in a quarter-final clash of the hard court event.

He faces another Chinese, Zhe Li, on Saturday.

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