Somdev Devvarman receives wild card for ATP Kolkata Challenger

Indian top two singles players Somdev Devvarman and in-form Yuki Bhambri will be the star attractions in the USD 50,000 ATP Challenger Tour to be held at the BTA Courts from February 10-15.

updated: February 07, 2014 22:11 IST
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Kolkata: 103rd ranked Somdev has been given a wild card entry in the draw of 32 which will have 95th ranked Aleksandr Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan as the top draw.

The other top ranked players include Russia's Evgeny Donskoy (130), Japan's Go Soeda (138) and Ukraine's Illya Marchenko.

71 notches below Somdev, 174th ranked Yuki who today upset the Indian No 1 in the semis of the ongoing Chennai ATP Challenger will start as the Indian favourite, as the duo will look to renew their rivalry.

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