Steve Darcis has Monday after more than a year of injuries, a victory recorded at the ATP tournament in Indian Pune (hard/527.880 dollar). He qualified for the second round by Spaniard Roberto Carballes Baena (ATP 73) in two sets to defeat: 6-3, 6-4 after 1 hour and 35 minutes.
It was the first game with a bet after more than a year absence for the 34-year-old Liège, which is in Pune, which is a protected ranking. Darcis came in the past season is not in action due to problems with his elbow. He worked his final match during the final of the Davis Cup against France in november 2017.
In the second round, hitting Darcis the winner of the duel between the American Michael Mmoh (ATP 103) and home player Prajnesh Gunneswaran (ATP 110).
Ruben Bemelmans (ATP 119) ran aground Saturday in Pune in the first qualifying round. He went three sets down against the Austrian Sebastian Ofner (ATP 184): 5-7, 6-3 and 6-1.