India’s Somdev Devvarman won the last five points in the third-set tie-break to knock out Belgian Xavier Malisse 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (5) to set up a pre-quarterfinal encounter with World No. 1 Rafael Nadal at the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 tournament here. Somdev, who is playing his third main draw here, was down 2-5 [...] Continue reading Somdev knocks out Xavier Malisse, to meet Nadal
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It was a fantastic feast of tennis from Somdev Devvarman, who clinched a sensational straight sets victory over Janko Tipsarevic, to pull India back level at 1-1 with Serbia in the Davis Cup World Group first round here Friday night after Rohan Bopanna went down to World No. 18 Viktor Troicki in five sets. Somdev [...] Continue reading Davis Cup: Somdev stuns Tipsarevic, India level with Serbia
India”s tennis ace Somdev Devvarman on Tuesday defeated Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-1, 6-2 to clinch India”s seventh gold at the Asian Games. This was India”s first ever gold medal in men”s singles tennis event at Asian Games. Somdev had also won the double”s gold pairing with Sanam Singh on Monday. Continue reading Asian Games: Somdev Devvarman wins seventh gold for India
India’s Somdev Devvarman went down to 85th-ranked Ukrainian and third seed Illya Marchenko in the second round of the Sony Ericsson Open tennis qualifiers here.
Somdev, ranked 120, lost 4-6, 3-6 Tuesday. The Indian had defeated Frenchman David Guez in the first round.
India’s teenage sensation Yuki Bhambri had already lost in the first round of qualifiers [...] Continue reading Somdev bows out of Sony Ericsson Open qualifiers
India’s No.1 Somdev Devvarman advanced while up and coming Yuki Bhambri fumbled in the first round of the qualifiers of the $3,645,000 Sony Ericsson Open tennis here.
Somdev, ranked 120, beat 139th-ranked Frenchman David Guez 7-6(3), 6-4 Monday.
The Indian next plays third seed and 85th-ranked Ukrainian Illya Marchenko who beat Brazilian Joao Souza 6-1, 6-3.
Wildcard Yuki, [...] Continue reading Somdev advances, Yuki goes down at Miami qualifiers