Yuki Bhambri withdraws from Chennai Open

Bhambri was the lone Indian in the singles draw of India’s premier ATP event that is scheduled to begin on January 4, 2016. The withdrawal might be a setback for the Delhi-based player, who, earlier this year, broke into the top-100 rankings for the first time in his career.

Yuki Bhambri broke into the top-100 of the ATP rankings earlier this year.   -  Sandeep Saxena

Yuki Bhambri, today, pulled out of Chennai Open as he is still recovering from an injury. India’s top-ranked singles player announced on Facebook:



Unfortunately my recovery has taken longer than I expected and so will not be able to play in Chennai this year. Going to keep working to be ready for Australia

Posted by >Yuki Bhambri on  >Saturday, December 26, 2015


Bhambri was the lone Indian in the singles draw of India’s premier ATP event that is scheduled to begin on January 4, 2016. The withdrawal might be a setback for the Delhi-based player, who, earlier this year, broke into the top-100 rankings for the first time in his career.

The former junior World No. 1 clinched Challenger titles at Shanghai and Pune besides reaching the finals of three other Challenger events.

The singles draw for Chennai Open consists of French Open champion Stan Wawrinka, world no. 12 Kevin Anderson, Benoit Paire among others.