Somdev Devvarman

  • Somdev Devvarman loses in first round at Wimbledon June 24, 2014

    London: India's lone representative in men's singles at Wimbledon, Somdev Devvarman, was knocked out from the first round itself after he lost a five-set battle to Polish 15th seed Jerzy Janowicz here on Tuesday. World No.125 Devvarman lost 6-4, 3-6, 3-6, 6-3, 3-6 in three hours and four minutes but not...
  • Somdev Devvarman faces tough opening clash in Wimbledon June 20, 2014

    London: India's Somdev Devvarman has been pitted against 15th seed Jerzy Janowicz of Poland in the opening round of the men's sigles event in this year's Wimbledon. Somdev, India's lone challenge in the men's singles, will have tough task at hand as he has landed in the same half of the...
  • First round exit for Somdev Devvarman at ATP Aegon Championships June 10, 2014

    There was no end to Somdev Devvarman's woes as the Indian suffered his fourth straight first round defeat when he lost to Kenny de Schepper at the ATP Aegon Championships. Somdev, who has dropped out of top-100 following a string of poor performances, lost 4-6 5-7 to his French rival in...
  • Somdev Devvarman makes first round exit from French Open May 25, 2014

    Paris: Somdev Devvarman failed to cross the first round hurdle at the second Grand Slam of the season as he waged a tough fight before losing to Aleksandr Nedovyesov in the French Open, here on Sunday. The unseeded Indian, ranked six places above his Kazakshatan rival at 93, fought for three...
  • Somdev to open French Open campaign against Nedovyesov May 23, 2014

    Paris: India's numero uno singles player Somdev Devvarman was on Friday drawn against Ukraine's Aleksandr Nedovyesov in the French Open, starting Sunday. There's not much difference in the rankings of the two players as Somdev is placed just six places above Nedovyesov at number 93. It will be the first meeting between...
  • Somdev climbs to 95th place in ATP rankings May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: India's top singles tennis player Somdev Devvarman gained two positions to occupy 95th place while compatriot Yuki Bhambri dropped a place to 156 in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday. In the doubles ATP rankings, Leander Paes dropped two places to 11th with Rohan Bopanna the next best...
  • Somdev crashes out, Mirza-Black through to Portugal Open semis May 2, 2014

    Oeiras: India's Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black progressed to the $250,000 Portugal Open women's doubles semi-finals while Somdev Devvarman was outclassed by top seed Tomas Berdych in the men's singles second round here on Thursday. Somdev, Indiaa's top ranked singles player, lost to the Czech 6-3, 6-2 in...
  • Sania Mirza-Cara Black progress to Portugal Open semis May 1, 2014

    Top seeds Sania Mirza and Cara Black progressed to the Portugal Open women's doubles semifinals by overcoming Spanish-Chinese pairing Silvia Soler-Espinosa and Shuai Zhang here Thursday. The Indian-Zimbabwean combine won 6-3, 6-4 in an hour and 10 minutes on the clay courts of Sports Complex of Jamor. Though Silvia and Shuai broke...
  • Somdev defeats Matthew Ebden for his first singles win in 3 months April 29, 2014

    Oeiras, Portugal: Somdev Devvarman finally snapped his losing streak in the singles with a commanding straight sets victory over Matthew Ebden in the first round of the ATP Portugal Open, here on Tuesday. The 102-ranked Indian won 6-2, 6-3 against his Australian rival, placed 64 in the ATP charts, in one...
  • Somdev Devvarman out of top-100, Yuki Bhambri out of top-150 April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: A struggling Somdev Devvarman on Monday dropped out of top-100 bracket in the singles rankings as the Indian slipped to 102 with the loss of two places. Somdev has been struggling since winning the Delhi Open challenger title and failed to cross the first round hurdle in five consecutive...
  • Somdev Devvarman-Ante Pavic go down in Barcelona Open quarters April 24, 2014

    Somdev Devvarman and his Croatian partner Ante Pavic bowed out of the Barcelona Open, following defeat in the doubles quarterfinals on Thursday. Somdev and Pavic frittered away a one-set lead to lose 6-4 3-6 5-10 to Jesse Huta Galung and Stephanie Robert in the last-eight stage contest of the Euro 2,127,035...
  • Somdev Devvarman bows out in first round of Barcelona Open April 22, 2014

    Somdev Devvarman's lean patch extended on Tuesday as the top-singles player of the country lost his fifth straight first-round match on the ATP tour when he bowed out of the Barcelona Open following a defeat against Martin Klizan. Somdev, on the edge of the top-100, lost 2-6 4-6 to his Slovakian...
  • Somdev Devvarman drops one place in ATP rankings April 14, 2014

    New Delhi: India's top singles tennis player Somdev Devvarman dropped one place to 89 while compatriot Yuki Bhambri gained two positions and moved to 146th place in the latest ATP rankings released Monday. In the doubles ATP rankings, Leander Paes continues to occupy tenth place with Rohan Bopanna the next best...
  • Leander Paes hails India's Davis Cup win over Korea April 9, 2014

    Mumbai: India's veteran tennis star Leander Paes gave kudos to the Somdev Devvarman-spearheaded squad for clinching the Davis Cup play-off berth with a 3-1 away game victory over South Korea last week, but cautioned that the next tie against Serbia would be a difficult one. "The next tie is going to...
  • Somdev wins, India enter Davis Cup World Group playoffs April 6, 2014

    Busan: The Indian Davis Cup team entered the World Group playoffs after notching up a historic away triumph over Korea following Somdev Devvarman's win over Yong-Kyu Lim in the reverse singles of the Group I Asia/Oceania second round tie here on Sunday. Somdev prevailed 6-4, 5-7, 6-3, 6-1 in the first...
  • Davis Cup: Somdev wins but Sanam loses as India, Korea share honours on opening day April 4, 2014

    Busan: Somdev Devvarman had to dig deep into his reservoir of experience to tame a fighting Hyeon Chung but Sanam Singh lost the second singles to Yong-Kyu Lim, leaving India and Korea locked at 1-1 on day one of their second round Asia/Oceania Group I tie on Friday. Somdev was severely...
  • India aim to seal World Group play-off slot in Davis Cup April 3, 2014

    Busan: Their second best singles player is missing from the line-up but an upbeat India would fancy their chances against South Korea when the two teams clash here for a Davis Cup World Group play-off berth from Friday. India are without Yuki Bhambri, who was forced out of the tie due...
  • Somdev Devvarman to lead India in Davis Cup tie against Korea March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Top singles player Somdev Devvarman will lead India's challenge in the away Davis Cup tie against Korea next month as the AITA national selection committee on Monday named an unchanged side. The four-member team, which pipped Chinese Taipei 5-0 in the first round, has been retained. Yuki Bhambri, Rohan...
  • Unchanged Indian team for Davis Cup tie against Korea March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Top singles player Somdev Devvarman will lead India's challenge in the away Davis Cup tie against Korea next month as the AITA national selection committee on Monday named an unchanged side. The four-member team, which pipped Chinese Taipei 5-0 in the first round, has been retained. Yuki Bhambri, Rohan...
  • Somdev Devvarman ousted from Indian Wells masters qualifiers March 5, 2014

    Indian Wells: Somdev Devvarman has crashed out of the Indian Wells ATP Masters as the top seeded Indian suffered a first round defeat at the hands of Spaniard Daniel Munoz-de La Nava. Ranked 78th, Somdev lost his first round contest 2-6, 7-5, 3-6 to a player, who is ranked as low...
  • Somdev Devvarman's campaign ends after defeat to Malek Jaziri in Dubai February 26, 2014

    Dubai: A profligate Somdev Devvarman crashed out of the singles event of the Dubai Duty Free Championships after a straight set defeat against fellow wild card Malek Jaziri in the second round on Wednesday. Coming into the match following an upset win over second seed Juan Martin Del Potro, the 78th-ranked...
  • Dubai Open: Somdev Devvarman upsets Juan Martin del Potro to enter second round February 25, 2014

    Dubai: India number one Somdev Devvarman on Tuesday recorded the biggest win of his career by beating world number five Juan Martin Del Potro but the victory came when the Argentine retired mid-way into the first round match of the Dubai Duty Free Championships. Somdev, ranked 78, had won the first...
  • Somdev wins Delhi Open in style with a crushing victory February 24, 2014

    Somdev Devvarman ends his 3 week run in India with a title at the Delhi ATP Challenger - that too without dropping a single set all week. ...
  • Somdev rises to 78, Yuki loses three places to be 146 February 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Courtesy his Delhi Open triumph, India's singles player Somdev Devvarman jumped 18 places to become world number 78 in the latest ATP rankings. Somdev had collected 100 ranking points after beating top seed Alerksandr Nedovyesov in the Delhi Open final on Sunday. Somdev's next clash is on Tuesday against...
  • Somdev conquers Delhi Open in style with crushing victory February 23, 2014

    New Delhi: India's top singles star Somdev Devvarman lifted his third ATP Challenge title as he outclassed top seed Aleksandr Nedovyesov 6-3 6-1 in the final of the USD 100,000 ONGC-GAIL Open here on Sunday. The start to the title clash was great but Nedovyesov's challenge fizzled out as the game...
  • Somdev marches in to ATP Challenger final February 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Second-seed Somdev Devvarman marched into the men's singles final of the $100,000 ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger with a convincing victory over fourth-seed Evgeny Donskoy here on Friday. Somdev, India's top ranked tennis player, beat the Russian 6-4, 6-2 in an hour and 29 minutes at the Delhi...
  • Somdev Devvarman eases into quarters of Delhi Open February 19, 2014

    Delhi: India's Somdev Devvarman Wednesday eased into the men's singles quarterfinal of the ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger tennis tournament while Yuki Bhambri's poor run continued as he was ousted in the men's doubles quarterfinal. Devvarman, the highest-ranked Indian, won 6-2, 6-2 at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) complex...
  • Somdev will be back to his best: Vijay Amritraj February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Lack of confidence is what is ailing Somdev Devvarman's game these days but it will take just a win or two to bring India's number one singles player back to his best, feels legendary Vijay Amritraj. Somdev has been struggling since the start of the season, as he suffered...
  • Yuki beats Somdev to storm into Challenger final February 7, 2014

    Chennai: Yuki Bhambri emerged winner in the contest between country's top two tennis players as he brushed aside the challenge of India number one Somdev Devvarman in straight sets to breeze into the final of the ATP Challenger event, here on Friday. Yuki, ranked 71 places below his compatriot at 174,...
  • Somdev Devvarman to play Yuki Bhambri in the semis of ATP Challenger February 6, 2014

    Chennai: Top seed Somdev Devvarman won his match against Jordi Samper Montana of Spain via a walkover to set up a semi-final clash with his Indian compatriot Yuki Bhambri in the USD 50,000 ATP Challenger Tennis tournament here on Thursday. The other semi-final will be between unseeded Alexander Kudryavtsev of Russia...