Prajnesh reaches second round in Mexico ATP
Prajnesh Gunneswaran beat John Millman of Australia 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 in the first round of the $858,565 ATP tennis tournament in Los Cabos, Mexico.
However, in doubles pre-quarterfinals, the Indian pair of Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja was beaten 6-3, 6-3 by Gregoire Barrere and Lucas Puille of France.
In the ITF women’s event in Thailand, Rutuja Bhosale cruised into the pre-quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Tamachan Momkoonthod of Thailand.
$858,565 ATP, Los Cabos, Mexico
Singles (first round): Prajnesh Gunneswaran bt John Millman (AUS) 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Gregoire Barrere & Lucas Pouille (FRA) bt Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan & Purav Raja 6-3, 6-3.
$135,400 Challenger, Chengdu, China
Singles (first round): Toshihide Matsui (JPN) bt Manish Sureshkumar 7-6(5), 6-4.
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Arjun Kadhe & Saketh Myneni w.o. Blake Ellis (AUS) & Brydan Klein (GBR).
$25,000 ITF men, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Niki Poonacha & Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam bt Yuttana Charoenphon & Charles Roberts (THA) 4-6, 7-6(5), [11-9].
Qualifying singles (second and final round): Lucas Vuradin (AUS) bt Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam 6-4, 6-1; Siddharth Vishwakarma bt Yuttana Charoenphon (THA) 6-1, 6-4; Palaphoom Kovapitukted (THA) bt Nitin Kumar Sinha 2-6, 6-3, [10-7].
First round: Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam bt Tonkla Mulada (THA) 6-3, 6-1; Siddharth Vishwakarma bt Mehluli Don Ayanda Sibanda (ZIM) 6-4, 1-6, [10-8]; Timur Khabibulin (KAZ) bt Shahbaaz Khan 3-6, 6-4, [13-11]; Kunal Anand bt Jesse Delaney (AUS) 6-4, 1-6, [11-9]; Nitin Kumar Sinha bt Saranpong Borisutpong (THA) 6-1, 1-6, [10-4].
$15,000 ITF men, Brussels, Belgium
Qualifying singles (first round): Adil Kalyanpur bt Stefan Borms (BEL) 6-2, 6-3.
$15,000 ITF men, Xativa, Spain
Qualifying singles (second and final round): Zakhar Trapeznikov (RUS) bt Anurag Nenwani 6-1, 6-0; Anton Desyatnik (RUS) bt Rishab Agarwal 1-6, 7-6(0), [10-8].
First round: Anurag Nenwani bt Gonzalo Sanchez (ESP) 6-1, 6-3; Rishab Agarwal bt David Enfedaque Manogue (ESP) 6-1, 6-1.
$15,000 ITF men, Tabarka, Tunisia
Qualifying singles (first round): Mathys Erhard (FRA) bt Tarun Anirudh Chilakalapudi 6-2, 6-0.
$25,000 ITF women, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Singles (first round): Rutuja Bhosale bt Tamachan Momkoonthod (THA) 6-4, 6-1.
Qualifying singles (second and final round): Himeno Sakatsume (Jpn) bt Jennifer Luikham 6-2, 6-2.
First round: Patcharin Cheapchandej (THA) bt Natasha Palha 6-1, 6-3; Eunhye Lee (KOR) bt Saumya Vig 6-0, 6-0; Jennifer Luikham bt Robu Kajitani (JPN) 6-2, 7-6(8).
$25,000 ITF women, Chinese Taipei
Qualifying singles (second and final round): Funa Kozaki (JPN) bt Ashmitha Easwaramurthi 4-6, 6-4, [10-3].
$15,000 ITF women, Tabarka, Tunisia
Singles (first round): Ena Kajevic (CRO) bt Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi 6-3, 6-1; Stephanie Judith Visscher (NED) bt Sowjanya Bavisetti 6-1, 6-2.
Qualifying singles (second and final round): Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi bt Alessandra Simone (ITA) 6-3, 6-3.
(Courtesy: The Hindu)