Somdev in second round of Indian Wells

March 11th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS  

Somdev Devvarman Indian Wells (California), March 11 (IANS) India’s Somdev Devvarman qualified for the second round of BNP Paribas Open tennis with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.

In the second round, Somdev will be up against 19th seed Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus, who received a bye in the first round.

There was good news for India in the women’s doubles as Sania Mirza and her Russian partner Elina Vesnina won 6-4, 6-1 against the Czech duo of Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka in the first round.

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