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Somdev qualifies for Legg Mason Classic

August 03, 2009 19:57 IST

Somdev Devvarman erased a one-set deficit to stun second seed Josselin Ouanna and make the main draw of the US $1,402,000 Legg Mason Tennis Classic in Washington.

The ninth seeded Indian beat his French opponent 2-6, 6-1, 7-5 in the second

and final qualifying round.

He will face fellow-qualifier

Yuichi Sugita in the first round of the main draw in the hardcourt event.


he crosses the first hurdle, he will face sixth seeded Croat Marin Cilic, who got a bye into the second round.

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