Somdev Devvarman wins, India enter Davis Cup world group playoffs

Somdev Devvarman won 6-4, 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 to defeat Yong-Kyu Lim. It was another one of those trademark fighting efforts by Somdev, who had endured a tough contest on the opening day as well.

updated: April 06, 2014 11:46 IST
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Busan, Korea: The Indian Davis Cup team entered the World Group playoffs after notching up a historic away triumph over Korea following Somdev Devvarman's win over Yong-Kyu Lim in the reverse singles of the Group I Asia/Oceania second round tie here on Sunday.

Somdev prevailed 6-4, 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 in the first reverse singles to make the overall scoreline 3-1 in favour of India, rendering the second reverse singles inconsequential leading to it's cancellation.

"Unreal effort by @SomdevD to give us the win against Korea! fightttttt @rohanbopanna , #teamindiaaaaaa.." tweeted Indian team member Sanam Singh.

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