India beat Taiwan 3-2 in Davis Cup tie

March 8th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS  

Kaohsiung (Taiwan), March 8 (IANS) India won their Davis Cup Asia-Oceania Group I tie against Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) 3-2 at the Yang Ming Tennis Centre here Sunday.
In the first reverse singles, Somdev Devvarman assured of India the win by making it 3-1 by beating world No.59 Lu Yen-hsung 6-1, 6-2, 6-3. However, Rohan Bopanna lost the inconsequential second reverse singles match 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-7(5) to Taiwanese Yang Tsung-hua.

In the third round, India will face the winner the tie between Australia and Thailand.

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