Miami Masters: Yuki Bhambri continues excellent form, beats Elias Ymer to qualify for main draw
If Yuki crosses first hurdle, he will run into World No 11 and eighth seed American Jack Sock. Yuki is lone Indian in the singles draw with Ramkumar Ramanathan,
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.
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.
Sweden were in imperious form in the Spanish capital against the Canadian 2019 finalists who went into battle without their top two players Felix Auger-Aliassime and Denis Shapovalov.
Britain booked their place in the last eight with a come-from-behind victory over the Czech Republic on Sunday
Djokovic and Cacic lost a dramatic deciding tie-break in their doubles rubber as Serbia suffered a shock defeat by Germany, while Medvedev helped the Russians to an opening win