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