Citi Open: Yuki Bhambri’s giant killing spree continues, defeats Guido Pella to storm into quarterfinals

04 August 2017, 02:23 PM
Yuki Bhambri- File Photo
Yuki Bhambri- File Photo

Indian tennis ace Yuki Bhambri’s dream run at the ATP Citi Open continued as he stormed into the quarterfinals of the men’s singles event after defeating Guido Pella of Argentina 6-7(5), 6-3, 6-1 on Thursday. Bhambri shall be up against 15th seed Kevin Anderson of South Africa in the last eight stage of the tournament.

Bhambri, ranked 200 in the world has had a stellar run in the tournament upsetting higher ranked opponents including the defending champion Gael Monfils in the second round Wednesday.

Pella, who had beaten Ramkumar Ramanathan in the first round, came into the match against Bhambri with giant-killing credentials of his own, having beaten Mischa Zverev

First Published: Friday, August 04, 2017 02:18 PM

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