Tennis: Somdev qualifies for US Open

Last Updated: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 20:26 hrs

Indian Tennis player Somdev Devvarman reached the US Open main draw after he defeated Britain's James Ward in the qualifiers.

In a three-set battle, Somdev defeated Ward by 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 on Friday.

The match lasted for two hours and 15 minutes.

Somdev tweeted: "Happy to be through to the main draw. So excited for next week!!"

He will face Slovakia's Lukas Lacko in the main draw.

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