Somdev moves to 2nd round of Aptos Challenger

Updated: 15 July 2009 12:26 IST

Devvarman began his hard court season by dumping American wild card Lestor Cook in straight sets in the first round of the USD 75,000 ATP Challenger event.

Aptos:

Somdev Devvarman began his hard court season by dumping American wild card Lestor Cook in straight sets in the first round of the USD 75,000 ATP Challenger event here.

Somdev, seeded sixth, faced stiff resistance in the first set from the local boy but eventually secured a 7-6 (7) 6-2 win.

He will next face another American wild card Alex Kuznetsov, who beat compatriot Scoville Jenkins 6-4 1-6 7-6 (1) in his opening round.

Topics : Tennis Andy Roddick Lukas Dlouhy Rohan Bopanna Leander Paes Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi Maria Sharapova
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