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Yuki Bhambri beats Nicolas Mahut to enter second round at Indian Wells Masters

PTI
Published Mar 10, 2018, 1:59 pm IST
Updated Mar 10, 2018, 2:18 pm IST
It was Yuki's first meeting with Mahut on the ATP tour and both had qualified for the main draw.
Yuki Bhambri next faces another Frenchman Lucas Pouille, who got a first round bye. (Photo: PTI)
 Yuki Bhambri next faces another Frenchman Lucas Pouille, who got a first round bye. (Photo: PTI)

Indian Wells: India's Yuki Bhambri fought his way to a straight sets win over experienced Frenchman Nicolas Mahut in a men's singles first round match at the BNP Paribas Open here. Bhambri, ranked 110, defeated World No. 101 Mahut 7-5, 6-3 in one hour and 41 minutes.

 It was their first meeting on the ATP tour and both had qualified for the main draw. The Indian next faces another Frenchman Lucas Pouille, who got a first round bye. Pouille reached a career-high rank of 12 earlier this month.

 

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