Andy Murray lost in four sets to be knocked out of the Australian Open on Sunday.
Known for his never-say-die spirit, Somdev battled for four hours at court number eight but ended up on the wrong side of the result.
A struggling Somdev Devvarman finally won a match post a comeback since July this season when he defeated Germany's Mischa Zverev in the opening round of the ATP Challenger tournament.
Mischa Zverev of Germany advanced to the second round of the Serbia Open on Monday by beating Israel's Dudi Sela 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-3. Slovenia's Blaz Kavcic also moved on after beating Tobias Kamke of Germany, 7-6 (0), 6-1.