Miami Masters: Yuki Bhambri continues excellent form, beats Elias Ymer to qualify for main draw

Miami: Yuki Bhambri made it to the Miami Masters, his second consecutive ATP 1000 series main draw, following a 7-5, 6-2 win over Sweden's Elias Ymer in the second and final qualifying round.

India's Yuki Bhambri. AP

File image of India's Yuki Bhambri. AP

It was second meeting between the 25-year-old Indian and World No 133 Ymer, who had beaten Yuki in the first clash in 2015 at Aptos. The Indian Davis Cupper had qualified for the Indian Wells Masters and had shocked World No 12 Lucas Pouille in the second round.

In his first round, Yuki has drawn Lucky Loser Mirza Basic, the World No 75 from Bosnia. It will be the second meeting between the two players with Basic emerging winner in 2016 at the Sofia event.

If Yuki crosses first hurdle, he will run into World No 11 and eighth seed American Jack Sock. Yuki, of late, has created excellent results against top players. Yuki is lone Indian in the singles draw with Ramkumar Ramanathan,

In the doubles, Rohan Bopanna and his Edouard Vasselin have been pitted against Adrian Mannarino and Daniil Medvedev.

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Updated Date: Mar 21, 2018 18:02:18 IST

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