Prajnesh advances, Nagal exits from French Open Qualifiers

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Indian tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran overcame a sluggish begin to advance to the second round of the French Open males’s singles qualifying occasion however nation’s prime player Sumit Nagal bowed out after a detailed defeat, right here on Monday. Seeded 16th, Nagal — who turned the primary Indian in seven years to win a singles match at a Grand Slam along with his opening round victory on the US Open — misplaced 6-7 (4) 5-7 to Germany’s seasoned player Dustin Brown in a single hour and 47 minutes.

Nagal had his probabilities within the second set as he was guiding 3-Zero however Brown didn’t let him proceed with the momentum. Prajnesh, India’s second-highest ranked singles player, bought the higher of Turkey’s Cem Ilkel 6-Three 6-1 after shedding his service early in his opening qualifier of the clay courtroom Grand Slam.

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Another Indian that includes within the qualifying draw is Ramkumar Ramanathan, who’s up towards native wildcard Tristan Lamasine.

[Attribution HT.]

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