Indian Davis cupper Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh failed to hold onto their nerves at a crucial stage, losing their doubles semi-final at the ATP Chennai Open tennis tournament here on Saturday.
Somdev Devvarman extended his brilliant run at the ATP Challenger event in the Charlottesville in USA to the semifinals but it was curtains for compatriot Sanam Singh, who lost a hard fought quarter-final.
Ace Indian Somdev Devvarman and compatriot Sanam Singh entered the quarterfinal of USD 50,000 Virginia National Bank ATP Challenger tennis tournament at Charlottesville.
Somdev Devvarman survived a scare from wild card Denes Lukacs while Sanam Singh pulled off an upset win over sixth seed Grega Zemlja to make a stupendous start to the ATP Challenger event.
Sanam Singh returned to the professional circuit in syle, toppling eight seed Kaden Hensel in a tough three setter to qualify for the main draw of the ATP Challenger event in Charlottesville, US.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Bipasha at launch event for Delhi Half Marathon