Somdev Devvarman

  • Somdev Devvarman-Ante Pavic go down in Barcelona Open quarters 24-04-2014 07:20 PM

    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...
  • Somdev Devvarman bows out in first round of Barcelona Open 22-04-2014 07:43 PM

    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...
  • Somdev Devvarman drops one place in ATP rankings 14-04-2014 05:18 PM

    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...
  • Leander Paes hails India's Davis Cup win over Korea 09-04-2014 12:35 PM

    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...
  • Somdev wins, India enter Davis Cup World Group playoffs 06-04-2014 11:44 AM

    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...
  • Davis Cup: Somdev wins but Sanam loses as India, Korea share honours on opening day 04-04-2014 03:47 PM

    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...
  • India aim to seal World Group play-off slot in Davis Cup 03-04-2014 12:06 PM

    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...
  • Unchanged Indian team for Davis Cup tie against Korea 10-03-2014 08:46 PM

    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,...
  • Somdev Devvarman ousted from Indian Wells masters qualifiers 05-03-2014 07:12 PM

    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...
  • Somdev Devvarman's campaign ends after defeat to Malek Jaziri in Dubai 26-02-2014 06:06 PM

    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...
  • Dubai Open: Somdev Devvarman upsets Juan Martin del Potro to enter second round 25-02-2014 08:32 PM

    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...
  • Somdev wins Delhi Open in style with a crushing victory 24-02-2014 10:03 PM

    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 24-02-2014 01:14 PM

    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...
  • Somdev conquers Delhi Open in style with crushing victory 23-02-2014 06:26 PM

    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...
  • Somdev marches in to ATP Challenger final 22-02-2014 03:28 PM

    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...
  • Somdev Devvarman eases into quarters of Delhi Open 19-02-2014 03:49 PM

    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)...
  • Somdev will be back to his best: Vijay Amritraj 10-02-2014 04:50 PM

    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...
  • Yuki beats Somdev to storm into Challenger final 07-02-2014 06:05 PM

    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...
  • Somdev Devvarman to play Yuki Bhambri in the semis of ATP Challenger 06-02-2014 09:06 PM

    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...
  • Four Indians in quarters of ATP Challenger 05-02-2014 10:40 PM

    Chennai: Somdev Devvarman along with Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni and Sanam Singh entered the singles quarter-finals in the Shriram Capital PL Reddy Memorial ATP Challenger tennis tournament here on Wednesday. Top seed Devvarman outlasted qualifier Michael Venus of New Zealand in three sets lasting almost three hours after losing the...
  • Somdev struggles past Ramkumar; easy win for Yuki 04-02-2014 07:42 PM

    Chennai: Top seed Somdev Devvarman struggled past Ramkumar Ramanathan, who was troubled by cramps, but Yuki Bhambri made a fluent start with a straight set win in the $50,000 ATP Challenger event, here on Wednesday. Somdev, who was shocked by Ramkumar in the Chennai Open, yet again faced a stiff...
  • Shift focus from Leander and Mahesh to youngsters: Somdev 03-02-2014 01:33 PM

    Indore: With India's recent Davis Cup triumph against Chinese Taipei coming without the experience of Leander Paes and Mahesh Bhupathi, the country's numero uno singles player Somdev Devvarman feels it is time that the focus shifts from the veteran duo to the youngsters. India thrashed Chinese Taipei 5-0 in the...
  • Saketh Myneni, Yuki Bhambri complete India's 5-0 whitewash of Taipei 02-02-2014 02:50 PM

    Indore: Saketh Myneni and Yuki Bhambri recorded dominating straight-set victories as India completed a 5-0 rout of Chinese Taipei in the first round of their Asia/Oceania Group I Davis Cup tie on Sunday. Myneni, who contributed in India's doubles win on Saturday, carried his good form into the singles rubber...
  • Credit goes to entire team for my victory: Somdev Devvarman 01-02-2014 05:42 PM

    Indore: A player cannot pull off a marathon five-setter on his own and it takes contribution from the entire team to eke out such a win, Somdev Devvarman said after winning a tough second singles match against Ti Chen. It took Somdev four hours and 40 minutes to finish on...
  • India favourites against Chinese Taipei in Asia/Oceania Davis Cup tie 30-01-2014 03:12 PM

    Indore: India are unlikely to be troubled by a depleted Chinese Taipei but there is no scope for smugness as the visitors have some talented players in their ranks for the Asia/Oceania Group I tie, beginning here on Friday. Ever since thrusted into Davis Cup action, the Indian youngsters -...
  • Somdev loses to Lopez in first round of Australian Open 14-01-2014 02:56 PM

    Melbourne: Somdev Devvarman, India's lone singles entry at the Australian Open, lost his opening round match against 26th seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain here on Tuesday. The unseeded Indian showed his fighting spirit throughout the contest before going down 4-6, 4-6, 6-7 (2) to the World No.27 in two hours...
  • IPL-style tennis league starts in Pune from January 19 10-01-2014 08:03 PM

    Pune: With five Davis Cup players and four Fed Cup players in the ranks, the Premier Tennis League (PTL), to be held from January 19-25, is expected to be very competitive. This year's edition will have Tamil Nadu trio of N Jeevan, Ramkumar Ramanathan, who shocked India's No. 1 men's...
  • Somdev to take on Lopez in Australian Open first round 10-01-2014 05:56 PM

    Sydney: India's top singles tennis player Somdev Devvarman will take on 26th seed Feliciano Lopez of Spain in the first round of the Australian Open. Somdev, who has failed to get past the second round in three attempts here is in World No.4 Andy Murray's half and could face the...
  • Yuki moves to 172, Somdev drops to 93 in ATP rankings 06-01-2014 08:18 PM

    New Delhi: Courtesy his quarter-final appearance at the Chennai Open, Yuki Bhambri jumped 23 places to career-best rank of 172, while Somdev Devvarman lost three places to be 93 in the latest ATP chart, released on Monday. During the Chennai Open, Somdev had suffered a shock first round defeat at...
  • Somdev fails to qualify for Sydney ATP event 05-01-2014 06:45 PM

    Sydney: Somdev Devvarman could not make it to the main singles draw of the ATP Apia International tournament as he bowed out of the qualifiers after suffering defeat in the second round against Jan-Lennard Struff, here on Sunday. Somdev made a bright start against his German opponent but lost 6-2,...