Indian Open WTA Challenger: Rutuja stuns So-Ra Lee

Updated: Nov 07, 2012, 00:02 AM IST

Pune: Sixteen-year-old Rutuja Bhosale brought the $125,000 Sanjay Kakade Group Royal Indian Open WTA Challenger tournament alive with a sensational victory over Korea’s So-Ra Lee, an opponent almost 300 points above her in the world rankings.

Rutuja Bhosle won a thrilling match defeating Soo Ra Lee of Korea 3-6 7-6(4) 6-4 in the first round of the Royal Indian Open, being played in Pune.

The 16-year-old was given a wildcard for her maiden appearance in a WTA event.