News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Somdev in doubles semi-finals at Singapore Challenger

Singapore: Asian Games gold medallist,
Somdev Devvarman combined with South African Rik De Voest to
script a come-from-behind win over Dmitry Tursonov of Russia
and Chinese Taipei`s Jimmy Wang and advance to the semifinal
of the men`s doubles event at the Singapore ATP Challenger.

Devvarman and De Voest edged out the Tursonov Wang pair
6-4, 3-6, 10-7 after trailing 5-7 in the tie break.

The pair will take on second seeds Sonchai and Sonchat
Ratiwatana of Thailand in the semifinals.

The Thai twins scored a 7-6(5), 2-6, 10-5 win over India`s
Purav Raja and Fillipino Conrad Treat Huey in the
quarterfinals yesterday.

Devvarman has also made it to the quartefinals of the
singles event after registering a comfortable straight sets
victory over Australian John Millman yesterday.