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Maharashtra Open tennis: Yuki Bhambri handed direct entry in men’s singles

Maharashtra Open tennis: Yuki Bhambri handed direct entry in men’s singles

Tennis
With a stiff cut-off, other top Indian tennis players like Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sumit Nagal and Prajnesh Gunneswaran missed out.  Former junior Australian Open champion Yuki Bhambri has received a direct entry to the men’s singles event at the Maharashtra Open 2022 ATP 250 tennis tournament, which starts from January 31 at Pune’s Balewadi Stadium. Yuki Bhambri will enter the main draw under his protective ranking – a provision for ranked players making a comeback after a minimum of six months of injury. Ranked world No. 83 in 2018, Yuki Bhambri competed in all four Grand Slams that year. He struggled with injuries after the US Open and was out of action for over two years. The 29-year-old Yuki Bhambri made a comeback at the Singapore Open in 2021 and is preparing to play in the...