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Aus Open qualifying: It's Somdev vs Prakash

January 13, 2009 19:44 IST

Aiming to make the main draw of Australian Open, Somdev Devavrman will on Wednesday clash with compatriot Prakash Amritraj in the first round of the qualifying event of the first Grand Slam of the year.

Somdev, who put up a stellar show at Chennai Open by reaching the finals, has been seeded 28 in the draw of 128.

As 16 players will make the men's singles event from the qualifying event, only one Indian can advance either Somdev or Prakash.

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