Somdev, Bopanna progress; Prakash bites dust

Updated: 12 May 2010 15:32 IST

Indian Davis Cuppers Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna advanced to doubles quarterfinals of different ATP Challenger events after hard earned wins along with t

New Delhi : Indian Davis Cuppers Somdev Devvarman and Rohan Bopanna advanced to doubles quarterfinals of different ATP Challenger events after hard earned wins along with their respective partners.

Somdev and his American partner Ryan Harrison overcame the challenge of local pair Ilija Cuic and Kresimir Ritz 7-6(3) 6-2 in the first round of the USD 50,000 Zagreb event in Croatia.

In the singles event, Somdev is up against Yuri Schukin of Kazakhstan. However US based Indian Prakash Amritraj crashed out in the first round itself, losing 3-6 1-6 to Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo of Spain.

At the Bordeaux event in France, Bopanna and his Pakistani partner Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi, seeded fourth, beat local wild cards Adrian Mannarino and Xavier Pujo 7-6(4) 6-2 in the opening round of the euro 85,000 Clay court event. 
Topics : Tennis Somdev Devvarman
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