Davis Cup: Somdev Devvarman Keeps India Alive Against Serbia

Somdev Devvarman came from a set down to beat Dusan Lajovic 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to help India make it 2-2 against Serbia. All eyes are on Yuki Bhambri's singles tie.

updated: September 14, 2014 20:31 IST
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Somdev Devvarman celebrates after beating Dusan Lajovic of Serbia in Davis Cup.


Bangalore: A resilient Somdev Devvarman won the battle of nerves and wits as he pulled off a stunning five-set victory over world number 61 Dusan Lajovic to lock the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie against Serbia 2-2, here on Sunday.

Somdev overcame a sluggish start to carve out a heroic 1-6, 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 win after battling hard for three hours and 37 minutes as he dished out a memorable win.

Somdev has played his part and now India's fortunes depend on erratic Yuki Bhambri, who is pitted against Filip Krajinovic in the deciding fifth rubber at KSLTA stadium.

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