Somdev Devvarman, Yuki Bhambri Advance in ATP Challenger Tennis Tournament

While Somdev Devvarman defeated local wildcard Arjun Kadhe, Yuki Bhambri overpowered Liang-Chi Huang of Chinese Taipei in the first round.

updated: October 21, 2014 20:50 IST
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Pune: Davis Cuppers Somdev Devvarman and Yuki Bhambri, along with winner of the Indore ATP event Saketh Myneni, entered the second round of the KPIT-MSLTA ATP Challenger tennis tournament here Tuesday.

Also through to the second round were Asian Games doubles silver medallist Sanam Singh and qualifier Vijay Sundar Prashant as Indians enjoyed a fairly successful outing.

In first round matches, third seeded Devvarman proved too experienced for local wildcard Arjun Kadhe, scoring a 6-1, 6-3 win in exactly one hour, seventh seeded and Asian Games bronze medallist Bhambri needed 78 minutes to dispose of Liang-Chi Huang of Chinese Taipei 6-3, 6-0.

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