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Divij-Raja wins first title of 2017 season in Bordeaux


The Indian duo of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja won their first title of the 2017 season and maiden on the clay courts by lifting the Bordeaux Challenger trophy today.

In the summit clash at Bordeaux, France, the third seeded pair defeated the fourth seeded Mexican-Kiwi combination of Santiago Gonzalez and Artem Sitak of New Zealand in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 in 67 minutes.

This year Divij and Raja have mostly played on the ATP World Tour and it was only their fourth tournament on the Challenger Tour.

Divij said that next week the Indian pair will playing Leon, Mexico and then the French Open.

Reaching the final of the ATP Chennai Open has been their best show so far.

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