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Ramkumar advances in OZ Open qualifiers

Press Trust of India  |  Melbourne 

Indian star Ramkumar won his second round qualifying match in straight sets, beating France's 6-4 7-6 (12) at the Australian Open qualifiers here today.

Ramkumar, seeded 28th, sealed the match by smashing an ace to advance to the third round. He made the best use of his serves, firing an impressive 17 aces in the tie that lasted close to two hours.

In the previous qulaifying game, Ramkumar, edged out American 6-7(8) 7-6(3) 6-2 to set up a second round clash against the Frenchman.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 17:25 IST