Prajnesh hits court docket after coronavirus-induced hiatus

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India’s prime tennis participant Prajnesh Gunneswaran returned to the courts on Friday after over two-and-a-half months with a coaching session on the SDAT Nungambakkam stadium right here.

The 30-year previous southpaw, ranked 132 on the planet, hit with proficient Sasikumar Mukund and Manish Sureshkumar.

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Like different sports activities, tennis has come to a grinding halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic with tournaments throughout the globe, together with Wimbledon championships, being cancelled.

“It was good to play tennis after so lengthy. It will take a while to get again to the routine. But it was enjoyable to be again after such a protracted break,” Prajnesh informed PTI.

Prajnesh stated he would start slowly with brief periods after which construct up.

“I’m simply going to start out slowly. Shorter periods.”The Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA) has granted permission to solely Prajnesh, Mukund and Sureshkumar to make use of the court docket amenities as of now.

Mukund, who started coaching from Thursday, stated it felt good to be again on court docket. He and Sureshkumar hit for practically one and half hours yesterday.

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