Somdev Devvarman beats Evgeny Donskoy to reach Delhi Open final

The 96th ranked Indian, Somdev Devvarman beat Evgeny Donskoy 6-4, 6-2 in a game that lasted for under an hour-and-a-half to enter the final of the tournament.

updated: February 22, 2014 18:53 IST
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New Delhi: Somdev Devvarman fought past Evgeny Donskoy in straight sets to breeze into the final of the ONGC-GAIL Delhi Open in New Delhi on Saturday.

The second seed and 96th-ranked Indian avenged his last week's defeat against the Russian fourth seed with a 6-4 6-2 margin that lasted for an hour and 28 minutes in the USD 100,000 ATP Challenger tournament at R K Khanna Tennis Stadium.

It was the third meeting between the two players. Somdev had won the first time they played last year in Miami Masters but lost to the 114th-ranked Russian last week in the semi-finals of the Kolkata Challenger.

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