• Devvarman advances, Lu ousted in Chennai

    1/2/13 1:23 AM | Cheryl Murray
    Devvarman advances, Lu ousted in Chennai Popular Indian Somdev Devvarman kicked off his 2013 season with a win over Jan Hajek. No. 7 seed Yen-Hsun Lu lost his opening match to Matthias Bachinger.

    Somdev Devvarman (WC) def. Jan Hajek 6-3, 6-3

    Somdev Devvarman's last match win on the ATP tour was back in October of 2011. The Indian went 0 for 3 in all of 2012. His ranking has dropped to 664th in the world so he required a wildcard to get into Chennai.

    Hajek, who is ranked No. 106 in the world, was favored to win but he was unable to take advantage of his break-point chances and he allowed Devvarman too many looks on his own serve.

    Devvarman will take on top seed Tomas Berdych in the second round.

    Matthias Bachinger def. Yen-Hsun Lu 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

    This was a sloppy match for both players. No. 7 seed Yen-Hsun Lu had a full dozen chances to break Matthias Bachinger's serve. The German was able to stave off 10 of them to hold Lu to a pair of breaks.

    Both of Lu's service breaks came in the middle set, but Bachinger was able to secure a single break in the first and third sets for the upset win.

    Bachinger will battle Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in his next match.

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no way Hajek was favored

RickyDimon , 1/2/13 5:00 AM

Too bad for Dewerman that he'll have to meet Berdych next. Unless Berdych is very rusty, I think this will be it for Somdav at his country's only ATP mtournament.

scoretracker , 1/2/13 5:57 AM

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