Prajnesh loses in three sets to Taylor Fritz in Mexico ATP
Prajnesh Gunneswaran went down to fifth seed Taylor Fritz of the US 6-4, 3-6, 2-6 in the pre-quarterfinals of the $858,565 ATP tennis tournament in Los Cabos, Mexico.
Prajnesh collected 20 ATP points and $12,825.
In the $135,400 Challenger in Chendu, China, Saketh Myneni went down after a stiff against Zhang Zhizhen of China in the pre-quarterfinals, but beat the top seeded Chinese in the doubles quarterfinals in partnership with Arjun Kadhe.
In the ITF women’s event in England, Ankita Raina made the quarterfinals in both the singles and doubles. In a similar event in Thailand, Rutuja Bhosale beat the second seed to make the quarterfinals, and made the doubles semifinals with Mana Ayukawa of Japan.
$858, 565 ATP, Los Cabos, Mexico
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Taylor Fritz (US) bt Prajnesh Gunneswaran 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.
$135,400 Challenger, Chengdu, China
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Zhang Zhizhen (CHN) bt Saketh Myneni 6-7(4), 7-5, 7-6(4).
Doubles (quarterfinals): Arjun Kadhe & Saketh Myneni bt Mao-Xin Gong & Ze Zhang (CHN) 7-6(4), 6-1.
$25,000 ITF men, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Renta Tokuda (JPN) bt Siddharth Vishwakarma 6-4, 6-4; Rio Noguchi (JPN) bt Kunal Anand 6-1, 6-0.
Doubles (quarterfinals): Yu Hsiou Hsu (TPE) & Yuta Shimizu (JPN) bt Niki Poonacha & Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam 6-1, 6-2.
$15,000 ITF men, Xativa, Spain
Singles (first round): Aryan Goveas bt Anton Desyatnik (RUS) 2-6, 6-4, 7-5.
$15,000 ITF men, Tabarka, Tunisia
Singles (first round): Pedro Iamachkine (PER) bt Anirudh Chandrasekar 6-3, 6-7(5), 6-3.
$25,000 ITF women, Chinese Taipei
Doubles (quarterfinals): Ramu Ueda (JPN) & Riya Bhatia bt Kwan Yau Ng (HKG) & Valeria Savinykh (RUS) 6-2, 6-7(5), [14-12].
$25,000 ITF women, Woking, England
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Ankita Raina bt Qinwen Zheng (CHN) 4-6, 6-1, 6-2.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Naiktha Bains (GBR) & Ankita Raina bt Holly Hutchinson (GBR) & Yunko Lily Miyazaki (JPN) 7-5, 6-4.
$25,000 ITF women, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Singles (pre-quarterfinals): Rutuja Bhosale bt Jia-Jing Lu (CHN) 6-4, 7-5.
Doubles (quarterfinals): Mana Ayukawa (JPN) & Rutuja Bhosale bt Lou Brouleau (FRA) & Punnin Kovapitukted (THA) 5-7, 6-2, [10-6].
$15,000 ITF women, Tabarka, Tunisia
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Sowjanya Bavisetti & Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi bt Olympe Lancelot (RA) & Deniz Paykoc (TUR) 6-1, 6-1.
(Courtesy: The Hindu)