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Paddlers Soumyajit, Harmeet win in Philippines Open

Details from the World Tour Philippines Open.

News 30 May 2015, 18:55 IST
Soumyajit recorded a straight games win over Yuki Matsuyama

Subic Bay (Philippines), May 29 (IANS): Indian paddlers Soumyajit Ghosh and Harmeet Desai entered the men's singles second round of the World Tour Philippines Open here on Saturday.

In the first round, Soumyajit scored a straight sets win over Yuki Matsuyama of Japan 11-9, 11-7, 11-7, 11-6.

Harmeet also beat a Japanese player but was made to work hard for his 13-11, 13-11, 11-8, 4-11, 9-11, 11-4 win. Earlier, Harmeet qualified for the main draw after finishing second in his group behind N.G. Pak Nam of Hong Kong.

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