French Open 2018: India's Yuki Bhambri-Divij Sharan enter men's doubles 2nd round with win over Fabrice Martin-Purav Raja
The Indian pair of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan advanced to the men's doubles second round of the French Open after blunting the challenge of Fabrice Martin and Purav Raja.
Paris: The Indian pair of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan advanced to the men's doubles second round of the French Open after blunting the challenge of Fabrice Martin and Purav Raja.
Bhambri and Sharan, who had also teamed up at the inaugural Maharashtra Open, sent Raja and Martin packing with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-4 win in the opening round of the clay court Grand Slam.
They next face second seeds Oliver Marach and Mate Pavic.
Another Indian in the second round is Rohan Bopanna, with his partner Edouard Roger-Vasselin.
The 13th seeded Indo-French pair is up against a local team of Benjamin Bonzi and Gregoire Jacq.
India's Payas Jain claimed his second successive under-17 boys title after defeating Tom Closset of Belgium 3-1 in the WTT Youth Contender final in Tunis.
The 18-year-old Briton became the first qualifier in history to win a Grand Slam when she defeated 19-year-old Canadian Leylah Fernandez 6-4, 6-3 at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday.
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.