French Open 2018: India's Yuki Bhambri crashes out in first round on maiden main draw appearance
Yuki Bhambri, ranked 93, fought hard before suffering a 4-6 4-6 1-6 defeat against the Belgian, who is placed 110 on the ranking chart.
Paris: Yuki Bhambri's maiden appearance at the French Open ended with a first round defeat as he lost his opening men's singles match to Belgium's Ruben Bemelmans in straight sets.
Yuki, ranked 93, fought hard before suffering a 4-6 4-6 1-6 defeat against the Belgian, who is placed 110 on the ranking chart.
It was the second meeting between Yuki and Bemelmans, whom the Indian had defeated at the ATP Delhi Open in 2015.
Rohan Bopanna, who won his maiden Grand Slam title last year in the mixed doubles with Canadian Gabriela Dabrowski, is also beginning his men's doubles campaign with French partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin.
They are up against the American team of Taylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe.
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TTFI form inquiry panel to investigate Manika Batra's allegations of match-fixing against Soumyadeep Roy
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Emma Raducanu parts ways with coach Andrew Richardson citing need for 'someone with WTA Tour experience'
Richardson, who coached British youth players, worked with Raducanu at Bromley Tennis Centre near her Kent home and then went with the 18-year-old to New York, where she entered her second major in the qualifying rounds.