Somdev through to Wimbledon

Updated: Jun 23, 2011, 17:43 PM IST

London: India`s Somdev Devvarman sailed into
the second round of the Wimbledon men`s singles event after
his German opponent Denis Gremelmayr retired hurt midway
through the first round match on Tuesday.

Somdev was leading 6-4, 4-2 when Gremelmayr conceded the
match to the Indian.

Somdev will next face 18th seed Mikhail Youzhny of
Russia, who defeated Argentine Juan Monaco 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4
in the first round.