Somdev fails to make the cut for Wimbledon

Jun 18, 2013, 01:08 IST | IANS

India's Somdev Devvarman was eliminated in the first round of the Wimbledon men's singles qualifiers here yesterday.

The 28-year-old Devvarman, ranked 140 in the world, was upset by Australia World No 212 Matt Reid 6-7(4), 6-4, 16-18.

Somdev Devvarman
Somdev Devvarman returns to Daniel Munoz-De La Nava during their French Open first round match in Paris. PIC/AFP

The Indian’s best performance on the lone grass court major came in 2011 when he reached the second round before losing to Mikhail Youzhny of Russia.

The qualification rounds of The Championships started yesterday while the main draw starts on June 24.

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