IMAGE: Yuki Bhambri frittered away match-point and went right down to Australia’s Jordan Thompson within the ultimate of the Chennai Open. : PTI
Yuki Bhambri went down combating to height seed Australia’s Jordan Thompson Five-7, 6-Three, Five-7 within the singles ultimate of the Chennai Open ATP Challenger, in Chennai, on Saturday.
Each gamers traded breaks within the first set. Thompson held serve to guide 6-Five after which broke the Indian to protected it 7-Five.
In the second one, Bhambri seized regulate early and stamped his authority by means of profitable it 6-Three.
Within the decider, the Australian, ranked global No.103, showcased his talents, hitting with energy and precision, to race to a Three-Zero lead.
Bhambri rallied to win the following 3 video games to revive parity however the Aussie secured a ruin within the 7th sport simplest to be damaged proper again.
Bhambri held serve to head up and had match-point within the 10th sport. He, alternatively, may no longer close the door on his opponent, who served ferociously to wriggle out of hassle.
Bhambri then dropped serve within the 11th sport and the top-seed held his nerve to near out the event in slightly over two-and-half hours.