India's Anirudh Chandrasekhar and Vijay Prasanth finished as runners up in the doubles category at the Split Open 2023 in Croatia. The duo fell to top-seed pair of Sadio Doumbia and Fabian Reboul of France in the final of the ATP Challenger event.
The French duo defeated the Indians in straight sets with a final score of 6-4, 6-4. Leading up to the ultimate match, the Indian pair had a quite easy route.
The Anirudh/Vijay duo first got the better of Kaichi Uchida and Artem Sitak 6-2, 6-1 in the Round of 16 match. Then, the pair didn't have to break into a sweat in the quarter-final when they were given a walkover by Diego Hidalgo and Cristian Rodriguez.
Similarly in the semi-final, Kalin Ivanovski and Luka Mikrut also gave a walkover to Anirudh and Vijay. On the other hand, Doumbia/Reboul had to play all of their games which they won in a commanding way, all of them being straight-set wins, right up till the final.