Chennai: Rising star Yuki Bhambri will spearhead the Indian challenge in a fairly strong field, comprising defending champion and World No 4 Stanislas Wawrinka among others, for the Chennai Open scheduled from January 4 to 10 here.
Yuki, the country's leading singles player, broke into the top-100 earlier this year. He reached a career-high of 88 earlier this month, before closing the year at an impressive 91.
Tourney will see World No 12 Kevin Anderson, Benoit Paire, Roberto Bautista-Agut, Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Gilles Muller, Vasek Pospisil, Borna Coric and Aljaz Bedene representing nine players from among the top 50 in the world.
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