Somdev Devvarman has been seeded fifth and drawn to play a qualifier in the first round of the $50,000 Challenger tennis tournament in Winnetka in the US. Saketh Myneni and Yuki Bhambri have also entered the tournament.

Saketh will play wild card Dennis Nevolo of the US in the first round, for a possible quarterfinal berth against Somdev.

Yuki, returning to the professional circuit after an injury lay-off will challenge the fourth-seeded Tim Smyczek of the US.

Meanwhile, Divij Sharan and Purav Raja, who lost a five-setter in the first round of Wimbledon, have entered the 106,500 Euros Challenger tennis tournament in Braunschweig, Germany, and have drawn to play Philipp Marx of Germany and Philipp Oswald of Austria in the pre-quarterfinals.

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