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Australian Open 2018, Round 1: Yuki Bhambri vs Marcos Baghdatis, Live Match Updates

Baghdatis 7-6 6-4 6-3 Bhambri.
Updated: 15 January 2018 14:07 IST - Published: 15 January 2018 08:18 IST
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That's all from Bhambri's match. Do join us for the live blog on Nadal's match which is going on at the Rod Laver Arena.
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And the Cypriot wins the match and moves on to the second round. Bhambri gave a good fight but in the end, Baghdatis' vast experience helps him see out the India tennis star. The Indian challenge in the men's singles draw ends with  Bhambri's exit. 
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Baghdatis has two match points.
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If Baghdatis breaks Bhambri again, then he will win the match and move onto the next round.
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But the Cypriot fights back to hold his serve. 5-3. 
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Bhambri takes two points to go 30-15 up.
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Baghdatis breaks Bhambri's serve to take a 4-3 lead and just at the right time for him.
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Bhambri saves a break point to draw level 40-40.
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Bhambri is serving now but Baghdatis looks intent on breaking the Indian.
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And the Cypriot takes the game. 3-3!
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Baghdatis goes up 30-15 as he forces Bhambri to make two unforced errors.
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Bhambri preserves to take home the game. 3-2, now.
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Bhambri is still trying to make something out of this match but Baghdatis is just too good. 30-40.
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The Cypriot draws level as he holds his serve. 2-2.
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Baghdatis' serves have been on point today. 30-0.
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A brilliant forehand winner sees Bhambri take the game. 2-1.
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Bhambri's is still fighting on, keeping the match alive. 30-15.
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Baghdatis draws level with a strong serving game. 1-1.
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And Bhambri holds on to his serve to take the first game. 1-0.
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Terrific drop shot from Bhambri gives him the advantage.
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Baghdatis has really gotten into his groove now. The score reads 30-30.
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Bhambri will have to pull up some tricks if he wants to stay in the match. He will get the first game underway.
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The third set is about to start in a while. 
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And, Baghdatis takes the second set! 6-4.
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Baghdatis has surged to a 30-15 lead. Can Bhambri make a comeback from here?

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Finally, we have a break in the second set. Unfortunately, though, it goes against Bhambri. Baghdatis will now serve for the set. 5-4.
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The Cypriot takes home the game to level the scores. 4-4.
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Baghdatis is showing no signs of tiring yet. But Bhambri is giving a good fight. 40-30.
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Bhambri wins the game and takes a 4-3 lead.
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But the Indian's serve and volley game has been terrific in this set. He takes a 30-0 lead.
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Bhambri cannot stop Baghdatis from winning the game. 3-3.
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Baghdatis sends in two powerful, big serves to take a 30-0 lead.
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Bhambri holds on to his serve. 3-2.
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Bhambri serves and a long rally ensues. Baghdatis is forced to run all across the court but eventually, Bhambri's forehand is too good for him. 15-0.
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Baghdatis holds on to his serve to draw level. 2-2.
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A solid return gives Bhambri the first point of the game but Baghdatis hits back with a powerful serve to level it. 15-15.
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And, Bhambri holds his serve. 2-1.
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That's a terrific combination of drop shots and lob as Bhambri takes the point. 40-15 now.
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Bhambri takes two quick points to go up 30-15.
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Bhambri's serving has been a little erratic but his overall game has compensated for it somewhat.
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Baghdatis manages to just hold on to his serve to draw level. 1-1.
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Bhambri holds on to his serve to take the first game of the second set. 1-0.
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Baghdatis wins the first set 7-6 after taking four consecutive points in the tie-breaker.
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Terrific backhand winner from Bhambri. He goes up 4-3. This has been an enthralling contest so far.
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Amazing recovery by Baghdatis. He slipped and fell but recovered immediately to win the point. 3-2, Bhambri in the lead.
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Incredible from Bhambri as he works Baghdatis across the court. He takes a 2-1 lead.
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After a series of deuce-advantage, Bhambri manages to hold on to his serve. 6-6. The set now moves on to the tie-breaker.
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Bhambri has a game point now at 40-30.
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Nice serve and volley from Bhambri as he takes a 30-0 lead.
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The Cypriot takes the game to lead the set 6-5.