[Q2] (9) Yuki Bhambri (IND,107) bt (19) Elias Ymer (SWE,133) 75 62
[R1] (Q) Yuki Bhambri (IND,107) vs (LL) Mirza Basic (BIH,75)
Back to back the Masters main draw for Yuki ... Yuki comfortably handled Swedish challenge of Elias Ymer in straight sets for a place in the main draw ... In the first set, both players were fighting hard and held their respective service games till the 10th game ... Yuki broke Ymer in the 11th game after winning 5 points in a row from 40-0 and then held his serve for winning the set ... In the second set, Yuki broke Ymer in the 3rd game to lead 2-1 and then again broke him in the 5th game to extend his lead to 5-1 ... And then held his serve in the 8th game for another good win ... In the main draw, he is facing lucky loser W #75 Mirza Basic.
At $50K+H Lille Challenger 2018, France
[R1] (4) Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (IND)/ Purav Raja (IND) bt Sander Arends (NED)/ Tristan-Samuel Weissborn (AUT) 46 61 11-9
[QF] (4) Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (IND)/ Purav Raja (IND) vs (WC) Quentin Halys (FRA)/ Ugo Humbert (FRA)
Purav-Jeevan scored a good comeback win against Arends-Weissborn ... After losing the first set they fought back for winning the second comfortably ... But they stretched in the match tie-break to win it on extra points ... In the quarters, they r facing French wild-card pair.