India's singles challengers at the Chennai Open on drew tough first round opponents as Yuki Bhambri was pitted against world number 56 Dutch Robin Haase while comeback man Somdev Devvarman will open his campaign against Czech Jann Hajek, ranked 106.
Both Yuki, ranked 217, and Somdev Devvarman (663) have been granted wild card entries into the top ATP tournament. Somdev, who rose to as high as 63 in the singles ranking in 2011, had reached the singles final here in 2009.
Salgaocar gear up
Panaji: Salgaocar FC will look to turn their fortunes when they take on an upbeat Air India in the 13th round of I-League on Sunday at the newly laid astro turf Duler stadium in Mapusa. Salgaocar are at the bottom of the table.