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Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan’s Grand slam debut ends with valiant fight

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan will look to build on his Wimbledon experience.

By: Sarwar Alam

Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan’s Grand Slam debut ended in the first round itself but not without a valiant fight as he and Jared Donaldson lost a gruelling five-setter while Sania Mirza advanced to the women’s doubles second round of the Wimbledon championships. Nedunchezhiyan and his American partner lost 7-6 (4) 7-5 6-7(3) 0-6 3-6 to British pair of Marcus Willis and Jay Clarke after fighting hard for three hours and 15 minutes on court number nine. The 28-year-old Chennai lad, who entered the Championships in dramatic fashion, said their rivals played a lot better in the third set tie-break which changed the…

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