Determined Somdev Devvarman Loses to Andy Murray

Somdev Devvarman mounted a strong challenge but his best efforts were not enough against Andy Murray in the opening round of Shenzen Open.

updated: September 25, 2014 19:19 IST
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Somdev Devvarman lost 3-6, 3-6 to Andy Murray in Shenzen Open's first round.

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Shenzen: Somdev Devvarman put up a spirited fight but Andy Murray proved too good for the Indian, who bowed out of the ATP Shenzen Open with a straight-set defeat against World No. 11, here on Thursday.

Somdev fought his heart out against two-time Grand Slam winner but ended up with a 3-6 3-6 defeat in the second round, which lasted an hour and 21 minutes.

The first six games were tight and went with serve. In the seventh game, Somdev was down 0-40 facing three chances of service break.

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