Yuki wins 1st round of Malaysian Open, may play Ferrer next

Last Updated: Sep 27, 2010, 20:11 PM IST

Kuala Lumpur: Making an impressive start at the ATP Malaysian Open, Indian teen Yuki Bhambri demolished fellow wild card Yew-ming SI of Malaysia 6-2 6-0 in the first round here on Monday.

Yuki may go on to play the biggest match of his career in the next round as he is likely to face world number 11 Spaniard David Ferrer.

Ferrer is up against Australian wild card Bernard Tomic in his first round and barring an upset he will make thes second round.

Yuki and Kei Nishikori have been given a wild card entry into the doubles event and they will are pitted against formidable Brazilian pair of Bruno Soares and Marcelo Melo, who are seeded third.

PTI