ATP CHALLENGER

  • Somdev marches in to ATP Challenger final February 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Secondseed Somdev Devvarman marched into the men's singles final of the $100,000 ONGC GAIL Delhi Open ATP Challenger with a convincing victory over fourthseed Evgeny Donskoy here on Friday. Somdev, India's top ranked tennis player, beat the Russian 64, 62 in an hour and 29 minutes at the Delhi...
  • 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 semifinal clash with his Indian compatriot Yuki Bhambri in the USD 50,000 ATP Challenger Tennis tournament here on Thursday. The other semifinal will be between unseeded Alexander Kudryavtsev of Russia...
  • Four Indians in quarters of ATP Challenger February 5, 2014

    Chennai: Somdev Devvarman along with Yuki Bhambri, Saketh Myneni and Sanam Singh entered the singles quarterfinals 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 first...
  • Somdev struggles past Ramkumar; easy win for Yuki February 4, 2014

    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 challenge...
  • Victories for Sanam, DivijRaja; Myneni ousted November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian qualifier Sanam Singh brushed aside the challenge of Germany's Nils Langer even as Saketh Myneni failed to recreate the magic of last week as he bowed of the ATP Challenger event in Knoxville, USA. Sanam beat his rival 61, 64 to move to the singles prequarterfinals of the...
  • DivijRaja in quarters of Ortisei Challenger event November 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Divij Sharan and Purav Raja scored an easy straight sets win over David Kostner and Patric Prinoth to move to the doubles quarterfinals of the ATP Challenger event in Ortisei, Italy. The topseeded Indian pair beat the local pair 61 63 in the first round of the euro 64,000...
  • Yuki in semis, Somdev in quarters of Charlottesville Open November 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian players enjoyed a good day on the ATP Challenger tour as Yuki Bhambri reached the singles semifinals of the Traralgon event in Australia while Somdev Devvarman and Saketh Myneni reached the quarterfinals of the Charlottesville event in the United States. Eighth seed Yuki pipped fourth seed Japanese Tatsuma...
  • Somdev struggles past Groth in Charlottesville ATP Challenger October 30, 2013

    New Delhi: India's Saketh Myneni recorded one of the biggest wins of the career as he shocked world number 83 Tim Smyczek while Somdev Devvarman battled past Samuel Groth to advance in the Charlottesville ATP Challenger tournament in the United States. Ranked 313, Myneni upset the local favourite and top seed...
  • Yuki wins, DivijRaja bow out in ATP Challengers October 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Yuki Bhambri advanced to the singles quarterfinals of the ATP Challenger event in Taralgon, Australia after his opponent Brendon Moore retired in second set of the first round match. Yuki had won the first set 62 and was leading the second 10 when the Australian qualifier conceded the match...
  • Divij Sharan-Purav Raja win their first ATP Challenger title March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Divij Sharan and Purav Raja Saturday won their first ATP Challenger title of the season after overcoming the fighting Australian pair of Chris Guccione and Matt Reid in the final of the Shimadzu All Japan Tennis Championships in Kyoto. Playing their third overall final together, the Indians recorded a...
  • DivijRaja in semifinal of UK Challenger event November 8, 2012

    Loughborough: The Indian pair of Divij Sharan and Purav Raja entered the semifinals of the ATP Challenger event here with a convincing straight set win over Niels Desein of Belgium and Peter Torebko of Germany. The fourth seed Indians broke their rivals early in both the sets to take a 63,...
  • Somdev in quarterfinals of US Challenger event November 2, 2012

    Charlottesville (USA): Somdev Devvarman struggled past Japanese qualifier Taro Daniel in three sets to progress to the singles quarterfinals of the ATP Challenger tournament. The Indian recorded a 46 75 61 win over his opponent in the second round of the USD 75,000 hard court tournament. Somdev, a wild card entrant,...
  • Somdev defeats Zverev in ATP Challenger October 31, 2012

    Charlottesville: A struggling Somdev Devvarman finally won a match post a comeback since July this season when he defeated Germany's Mischa Zverev in the opening round of the ATP Challenger tournament. Somdev, who had lost six consecutive first round matches after making a comeback at the London Olympics, rallied to beat...
  • Yuki Bhambri stuns Tursunov at Seoul Challenger October 23, 2012

    Seoul: Yuki Bhambri shocked third seed Dmitry Tursunov to progress to the second round of the ATP Challenger event but his doubles partner Divij Sharan went down fighting against sixth seed Yuichi Sugita on Monday. Yuki recorded a 64 76 (5) hardfought win over formidable Russian opponent, who was once a...
  • Indian Challenge ends at Tashkent Challenger October 9, 2012

    Tashkent: India's campaign ended at the USD 125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger on Monday after Davis Cuppers, Yuki Bhambri, Vishnu Vardhan and Sanam Singh got beaten in their respective first round matches here. In the first round matches of the main draw, eighth seeded Karol Beck of Slovakia scored a comfortable 6-1...
  • Sanam, Vishnu enter main draw of Tashkent Challenger October 8, 2012

    Tashkent: Indian Davis Cuppers, Vishnu Vardhan and Sanam Singh made it to the main draw of USD 125000 Tashkent ATP Challenger after registering contrasting victories against their respective opponents, here on Monday. In the final qualifying round played today, Vishnu, ranked 267 and seeded third in the qualifiers draw, came back...
  • Yuki wins first ever ATP Challenger singles title May 20, 2012

    New Delhi: A resurgent Yuki Bhambri won the first ever ATP Challenger singles title of his career after scoring a straightset win over Israeli fourth seed Amir Weintraub in Fergana, Uzbekistan on Sunday. The unseeded Indian, ranked 297, recorded a 63, 63 win in one hour and 20 minutes over the...
  • YukiDivij clinch ATP Challenger title in Busan May 13, 2012

    Busan (South Korea): Indian pair of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan on Sunday lifted the men's doubles title at the Busan Open Challenger in Busan after beating Taiwanese duo of Cheng Peng Hsieh and Hsin Han Lee. The unseeded Indian duo came back from a set down to get the...
  • Singapore Challenger: Somdev in doubles semis January 28, 2011

    Singapore: Asian Games gold medallist, Somdev Devvarman combined with South African Rik De Voest to script a comefrombehind win over Dmitry Tursonov of Russia and Chinese Taipei's Jimmy Wang and advance to the semifinal of the men's doubles event at the Singapore ATP Challenger. Devvarman and De Voest edged out the...
  • Somdev, Prakash out; Bopanna advances in Bangkok March 18, 2009

    New Delhi: India's numero uno tennis player Somdev Devvarman and USbased Prakash Amritraj crashed out out in the opening round of the $50,000 ATP Challenger, while compatriot Rohan Bopanna entered the second round of the hard court event in Bangkok on Tuesday. Eighth seed Somdev squandered a set lead to go...
  • Bopanna shocked by wildcard in Segovia August 1, 2007

    New Delhi: After securing a quarterfinal berth in the doubles, India's Rohan Bopanna bit dust in his singles campaign, slumping to a firstround defeat to a Swiss qualifier in the ATP Challenger Series in Segovia, Spain on Tuesday. Bopanna lost 36, 36 to Michael Kratochvil in the $1,25,000 hardcourt event. The big...