Yuki-Divij pair make shock exit from Nanjing event

Updated: Oct 18, 2012, 23:29 PM IST

Nanjing : The top-seeded Indian pair of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan crashed out of the men`s doubles event of the Asia-Pacific Australian Open wild card play-off tournament after suffering an upset straight set defeat, here today.

Yuki and left-handed Divij lost 6-7 4-6 to local pair of Mao-Xin Gong and Ze Zhang in the second round.

Yuki and Divij had got a bye in the first round.

Meanwhile, Vishnu Vardhan has pulled out of the singles event.

The winners of the tournament will get a wld card entry into the 2013 Australian Open tournament.