Yuki Bhambri bags ATP doubles title in Mallorca

He is the first Indian to win the Mallorca Open.

Mehak Luthra

Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri achieved a significant milestone in his career by securing his first ATP Tour title. Bhambri emerged victorious in the men's doubles final of the Mallorca Open 2023 which took place in Spain, making him the first Indian to win the Mallorca Open.

The 30-year-old with South Africa's Lloyd Harris, achieved a convincing victory securing a comfortable 6-3, 6-4 win over the Dutch-Austrian duo of Robin Haase and Philipp Oswald. The pair won the tournament without dropping a set. Their impressive performance on the court earned them the coveted ATP tour crown.

On their path to victory, Bhambri and Harris overcame a formidable challenge in the semifinals, defeating the top-seeded pair of Edouard Roger and Santiago Gonzalez. It was a notable win for Bhambri, considering that Roger and Gonzalez had previously eliminated Bhambri and his partner Saketh Myneni from the French Open earlier this year.

Bhambri's triumph in the Mallorca Open men's doubles final is expected to significantly improve his ATP doubles tennis ranking. Currently positioned at 75th place, this victory is projected to propel him to a career-best ranking of 58th in the standings.

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