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Bhambri sends world No 12 Lucas Poulie packing

Press Trust of India  |  Indian Wells (USA) 

Indian Davis Cupper Yuki registered the biggest win of his career as he toppled world number 12 to breeze into the third round of the Indian Wells Masters, here.

In a stunning performance, the 110th ranked Yuki, who qualified for the main draw, dispatched the ninth seed Frenchman 6-4 6-4 in one hour and 19 minutes.


The win is the biggest for the 25-year-old Indian, who had shocked the world by demolishing Open defending champion and world number 22 Gael Monfils in August 2017.

Yuki had beaten world number 16 in 2014 at the Chennai Open but the Italian had retired from that match due to a fitness issue.

The win has already ensured 45 ranking points and USD 47,170.

He will next take on tall American world number 21 Sam Querry, who ousted Germany's 6-4 7-5.

was ousted from the men's doubles in the first round with Edourad Roger-Vasselin.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 13:45 IST
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