Two doubles losses for Bulgaria today

The Bulgarians didn’t win a single set

Two Bulgarian doubles lost their first round matches at DIEMA XTRA Sofia Open today. Dimitar Kuzmanov and Vasko Mladenov, who played with “wild cards”, lost 4:6, 4:6 to Scott Lipsky (USA)/Divij Sharan (IND) in 68 minutes.

“We left our hearts and souls on the court. I don’t think we have to be sorry. They are really more experienced and are playing exclusively doubles and this was our first doubles match with Kuzmanov,” Mladenov, who is outdoor Bulgarian champion, said.

Earlier today brothers Radoslav and Vasil Shandarov, who were included in the main draw as reserves, lost to Maximilian Marterer (GER)/Joao Sousa (POR) 1:6, 2:6 in only 45 minutes.