Chennai: Yusuf Ali of Calcutta returned a three-under 67 to emerge leader after Day 1 in the Hyundai Open on Wednesday. The Calcutta trio of Akbar Ali, Rafiq Ali and Uttam Singh Mundy carded two-under 68s to stay in second spot.
Mukesh Kumar, Ashok Kumar, Pappan, Monish Bindra and S.S.P. Chowrasia all had rounds of one-under 69 to share the fifth position. Seven others were tied for the tenth spot on a day that saw only 16 par or sub-par scores. (PTI)