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Somdev knocked out of Australian Open qualifiers

Last updated on: January 14, 2016 17:51 IST

somdev devvarman Somdev Devvarman suffered disappointment in the Australian Open qualifiers at Melbourne Park on Thursday.

The 173rd-ranked Indian lost 6-2, 1-6, 4-6 to the 164th-ranked Jurgen Zopp of Estonia.  

World No. 168 Saketh Myneni is the last Indian standing, having edged out compatriot and Chennai Open quarter-finalist Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-4, 6-1.

Myneni will next face 261st-ranked Italian Lorenzo Giustino on Friday for a place in the final round of qualifying at the year’s first Grand Slam.

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Image: Somdev Devvarman

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