Nanjing, China: The top-seeded Indian pair of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan crashed out of the men's doubles event of the Asia-Pacific Australian Open wild card play-off tournament after suffering an upset straight set defeat, on Thursday.
Yuki and left-handed Divij lost 6-7 4-6 to local pair of Mao-Xin Gong and Ze Zhang in the second round.
Yuki and Divij had got a bye in the first round.
Meanwhile, Vishnu Vardhan has pulled out of the singles event.
The winners of the tournament will get a wld card entry into the 2013 Australian Open.
Story first published on: Thursday, 18 October 2012 23:18 IST