Jordan Thompson, Yuki Bhambri off to easy wins at Chennai Open


Yuki Bhambri
Yuki Bhambri

Top-seed Jordan Thompson of Australia and second-seed Yuki Bhambri of India advanced with straight set wins yesterday in the Chennai Open Challenger tennis tournament here yesterday. While Thompson beat Mohamed Maamoun of Egypt 6-4, 6-2, In a surprise result, local lad Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam, a qualifier, moved into the second round when Ivan Nedelko of Russia retired due to stomach cramps. Martinez Pedro of Spain beat local lad Prajnesh Gunneswaran, the eighth seed 6-1, 6-4.

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