Miami Masters: Somdev Devvarman fights his way through to second round

Devvarman, ranked 254, lost the first set to Donskoy, who is ranked 78, by 4-6. The Indian then fought his way back in the second set to take it in a thrilling tie-breaker. With Donskoy rattled, Somdev took control in the deciding set and cruised past 6-2 to seal the match.

updated: March 21, 2013 10:38 IST
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Miami: Continuing his impressive comeback post a shoulder surgery, Somdev Devvarman erased a one-set deficit to beat world number 78 Evgeny Donskoy in his opening round of the ATP Miami Masters.

The 254th ranked Indian recorded a 4-7 7-6 (5) 6-2 win over his first-round Russian rival.

A stern test though awaits Somdev as he next faces world number 34 Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, who got a bye in his opening round.

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