Double delight for Yuki at Asia/Oceania championship

Balikpapan, Indonesia , Nov 2 (UNI) It was a twin win for Yuki Bhambri in the Asian/Oceania zone as he claimed the singles and doubles titles in the closed championship, which concluded here today.

Making a spirited comeback from a set down, the top-seeded Delhi player retained the singles title with a 3-6, 6-1, 7-5 win against his doubles partner, Chinese Taipei's third seed Liang-Chi Huang in the title clash of the ITF Grade B1 event.

Yuki had won the title last year before a home crowd here.

Pairing up with Huang for the doubles, the 16-year-old Yuki outclassed seventh seeded Malaysian-Indonesian pair of Juan Antonio Los Santos and David Agung Susanto 6-3, 6-1 to make it a double delight for himself.


Story first published: Sunday, November 2, 2008, 18:34 [IST]
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