[R2] (Q) Yuki Bhambri (IND,107) l (8) Jack Sock (USA,11) 36 67(3)
Yuki lost in straight sets but after giving fight to Jack Sock ... But still really good two Masters tournaments for Yuki, as he qualified in both and won three main draw matches.
Sock took a first break of the match when he broke Yuki in the 4th game to lead 1-3 ... Yuki broke him in the 7th game for 3-4 but failed to his serve in the next for 3-5 ... Sock held his serve for winning the first set ... In the second set, Sock broke Yuki in the 3rd game to lead 1-3 ... After that both players held their respective service games till 9th game ... Yuki broke Sock in the 10th game when he was serving for the match, 5-all ... But Sock immediately broke back in the next, 5-6 ... This time again Yuki broke Sock in the 12th game when he was serving for the match, 6-all ... Sock dominated the tie-break with his big serve and won it comfortably for winning the match.
At $50K+H Lille Challenger 2018, France
(4) Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan (IND)/ Purav Raja (IND) l Hugo Nys (FRA)/ Tim Puetz (GER) 67(3) 61 7-10
Jeevan-Purav lost in the match tie-break against Nys-Puetz ... So Jeevan's wait for re-entering into top-100 will continues.
At $50K+H Marbella Challenger 2018, Spain
[Q1] (2) Sumit Nagal (IND,218) bt Gianluigi Quinzi (ITA,283) 63 36 63
[Q2] (2) Sumit Nagal (IND,218) vs Marko Djokovic (SRB,UNR)
[R1] Ramkumar Ramanathan (IND,136) vs Alessandro Giannessi (ITA,161)
Sumit scored a hard fought win over Quinzi for entering into the second qualifying round ... The match lasted for two hours and was lot closer than what score suggest ... Next, he is facing Novak Djokovic's younger brother Marko.
RamK is in the main draw and facing Italian Giannessi in the first round.