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Somdev goes down to Spaniard Hidalgo

sports Updated: Apr 11, 2013 23:53 IST

Somdev Devvarman crashed out in the first round of the US Men’s Clay Court Championship in Houston, Texas on Wednesday. Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo of Spain beat India’s top-ranked singles player in straight sets 7-6 (5), 6-0.

Thirty-five-year-old Hidalgo is a former top-fifty player while Somdev is currently ranked 210. Somdev had earlier lost in the doubles event. Pair-ing up with American Michael Russell, the duo lost to Eric Butorac of the US and Israel’s Jonathan Erlich Israel 1-6, 6-7 (4).

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