Somdev Devvarman Defends Decision to Opt Out of Asian Games

Indian tennis player Somdev Devvarman defended his decision to focus on ATP focus rather play for India in the Asian Games.

updated: September 04, 2014 15:10 IST
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Somdev Devvarman has won just six games in 18 tournaments since winning the Delhi Open in February.

Somdev Devvarman on Wednesday, stoutly defended his decision to skip the Asian Games, saying "it did not make any sense" playing in Incheon for three weeks at a time when he was striving hard to get back into top-100.

Somdev said that his patriotism should not be questioned on the basis of this decision since he has given his all while doing the national duty in Davis Cup. (AITA not happy with Somdev's decision)

"It didn't make sense for my professional career to play," Somdev told PTI from Shangahi, where he is playing in an ATP Challenger tournament.

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