Saturday, March 25, 2023

Indian pair of Yuki-Saketh wins Bangkok Open Challenger title

The highest-seeded Indian group of Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni got here from behind to win the Bangkok Open title, their sixth collectively on the ATP Challenger Tour, as they beat Christopher Rungkat and Akira Santillan right here on Saturday.

Enjoying their seventh ultimate collectively, the Indians beat the Indonesian-Australian combo 2-6 7-6(7) 14-12 in an thrilling and shut ultimate, that lasted one hour and 50 minutes.

Yuki and Saketh, who joined forces final 12 months, made six Challenger finals and gained 5 of them between April and October final 12 months.

The win on Saturday is probably going to offer the 28-year-old Yuki his career-high doubles rank of 90 whereas the big-serving Myneni, 35, also needs to contact a career-best 74 within the ATP doubles chart.

They’ll subsequent compete within the Australian Open — the season’s first Grand Slam — the place they’ve been given a wild card entry.

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