Dudi Sela missed out on his 21st career title, when he was beaten 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 by Serbian Marko Tepavac in the final of Karshi, Uzbekistan.

Sela, 31, is currently ranked 74 in the world, though was defeated by a player, 177 places below him in the rankings.

He is though still on course to reach the Rio Olympics. The top 56 in the ATP rankings before 6 June 6 will compete in Brazil.