31 Jan '11, 10pm

Tennis: Devvarman serves warning in South Africa: JOHANNESBURG: Commonwealth Games and Asian Games tennis champi...

Tennis: Devvarman serves warning in South Africa: JOHANNESBURG: Commonwealth Games and Asian Games tennis champi...

JOHANNESBURG: Commonwealth Games and Asian Games tennis champion Somdev Devvarman of India broke serve three times to overcome local Raven Klaasen 6-4, 6-3 on Monday in a South African Open first-round clash. German Simon Greul and South African Rik de Voest were other winners as the 442,500-dollar ATP event began with three predictable results at the sprawling Montecasino entertainment centre in a plush northern Johannesburg suburb. All eight seeds had the day off with number one Feliciano Lopez from Spain visiting a rhinoceros and lion park near the South African financial hub and number seven Rainer Schuettler of Germany involved in a Soweto coaching clinic. Devvarman, who struck Commonwealth gold in New Delhi last October and Asian gold in Chinese city Guangzhou the following month, always had the measure of qualifier Klaasen. The first service break gave the 25-year-o...

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