In a three-set battle, Somdev defeated Ward by 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 on Friday.
The match lasted for two hours and 15 minutes.
Somdev tweeted: "Happy to be through to the main draw. So excited for next week!!"
He will face Slovakia's Lukas Lacko in the main draw.
--IBNS (Posted on 25-08-2013)