N. Vijay Shankar Prashanth shocks Yuki Bhambri in Chennai Open qualifying
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS)
N. Vijay Shankar Prashanth knocked out Davis Cupper Yuki Bhambri 1-6, 7-6(3), 6-3, in the second round of the qualifying competition of the Aircel Chennai Open here Sunday.
Also making his exit was second seeded Andre Kudryavtsev of Russia, who went down in three sets to local challenger Vinayak Kaza.
Joining the two Indians in the third round was compatriot Sasi Kumar Mukund who beat seventh seeded German Peter Torebko in three sets 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.
The results (Qualifying - second round):
1-Damir Dzumhur (BIH) bt Michael Venus (NZL) 6-2, 6-4; Vinayak Kaza (IND) bt 2-Andre Kudryavtsev (RUS) 6-4, 6-7(5), 7-6(4); 3-Evgeny Donskoy (RUS) bt Egor Gerasimov (BLR) 6-2, 1-6, 7-5; 4-Ilya Marchenko (UKR) bt Vishnu Vardhan (IND) 7-5, 6-4; 5-Alijaz Bedene (SLO) bt Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (IND) 6-4, 6-4; 6-Luca Vanni (ITA) bt Thomas Fabbiano (ITA) 6-4, 6-2; Sasi Kumar Mukund (IND) bt 7-Peter Torebko (GER) 6-4, 1-6, 6-2; N Vijay Shankar Prashanth (IND) bt 8-Yuki Bhambri (IND) 1-6, 7-6(3), 6-3.