Bopanna in 2nd round of Tashkent Challenger

Updated: 16 October 2008 09:46 IST

Rohan Bopanna set up a second round clash with top seed Lu Yen-Hsun after winning a tough first round of the ATP Challenger tournament in Tashkent.

Bopanna in 2nd round of Tashkent Challenger
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New Delhi:

Rohan Bopanna set up a second round clash with top seed Lu Yen-Hsun after winning a tough first round of the $1,25,000 ATP Challenger tournament in Tashkent at Olympic Tennis School on Tuesday.

Bopanna, who entered the main draw via qualifying competition, quelled the challenge of Ilia Marchenko 7-6 (8-6), 6-4 in a first round contest, lasting close to two hours, in the hard court event.

Hsun of Chinese Taipei beat former World number one junior Kristian Pless of Denmark 6-3, 6-4 in his opening round match.

Topics : Tennis Rajeev Ram Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Rohan Bopanna Su-Wei Hsieh
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