Billy Jean Cup 2022: Ankita Raina loses her match as India lose 3-0 to China. China defeated the Indian women’s tennis team 2-0 in a row in the Billy Jin King Cup 2022 Asia / Oceania Group I in Antalya on Wednesday. Follow Billie Jean Cup 2022 updates on Insidesport.IN

India lost 3-0 to Japan on Tuesday. Against China, World No. 463 Riya Bhatia started the tie on the clay court of the MTA Tennis Academy. In the Indian singles event, he failed to challenge Lin Zhur, ranked 106th in the world. Riya Bhatia, 24, lost 6-1, 6-3 in one hour and 23 minutes.

Billy Jean Cup 2022: India lose 3-0 to China as Ankita Raina loses her match

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Then there is Ankita Raina, ranked 319th in the world, who competed against the 97th-ranked Kiang Wang, India’s top-ranked female singles tennis player. Ankita Raina, 29, lost 6-4, 6-2 in one hour and 26 minutes.

The duo of Sojanya Bavisetti and Rutuja Bhonsle then went to court against Ifan Xu and Zhaoxuan Yang for the third rubber. Sojna-Rutuja fought valiantly in the first set but could not keep pace in the second, losing 7-5, 6-1 in one hour and 22 minutes.

In addition to China, Japan and South Korea also recorded their second wins on the second day of the week in the Billy Jin King Cup Asia / Oceania Group I event. After a 3-0 win for the three countries on the opening day of the game on Tuesday, neither team allowed the pace to slip on Wednesday, with all three again winning whitewash to secure their place at the top of the group.

Billy Jean Cup 2022: India lose 3-0 to China as Ankita Raina loses her match

China has beaten India, Japan has won against Indonesia and South Korea has won comfortably against New Zealand. But something has to be paid on Thursday when China and South Korea face off in a tie that will undoubtedly be crucial in determining which countries will be promoted to the play-offs in November.

Japan will face New Zealand on Thursday, as India seek their first win on board this week, and both countries will face Indonesia. The top two nations competing in Asia / Oceania Group I will advance to the playoffs, with the following two relegated to Group II for the 2023 season.

Billy Jean Cup 2022: India lose 3-0 to China as Ankita Raina loses her match

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