Tag: Prajnesh Gunneswaran

30
Jun

Second seed Prajnesh off to a winning start at Porto Challenger

By Saurabh Singh | AITA  World rank 148 and current India number one in singles, Prajnesh Gunneswaran shrugged off the first round qualifiers loss at Wimbledon 2021 with an opening round win against France’s Mathias Bourgue at the Porto Open being held in Porto, Portugal. Gunneswaran, who is seeded second at the Porto Open, defeated his French opponent Bourgue in

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30
Jun

Ankita Raina, Prajnesh Gunneswaran nominated for Arjuna Awards

Asian Games bronze medallists Ankita Raina and Prajnesh Gunneswaran have been nominated for the prestigious Arjuna award by the All India Tennis Association. The names of Balram Singh and Enrico Piperno for the Dhyanchand honour has also been sent. Ankita and Prajnesh both won singles bronze medals at the 2018 Asian Games held in Jakarta and Palembang. Ankita is now

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23
Jun

Ramkumar Ramanathan advances, Prajnesh and Ankita crash out of Qualifiers

Ramkumar Ramanathan advanced to the second round of the Wimbledon Qualifiers but Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who was under-prepared due to a left-wrest injury, bowed out in the first round. Ramkumar beat Slovakia’s 13th seed Jozef Kovalik 6-3 6-0 in exactly one hour in his first round. Prajnesh, though, lost in straight sets to British wild card Arthur Fery. The left-handed Indian, ranked

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22
Jun

Wimbledon 2021: Prajnesh, Ramkumar and Ankita begin their quest for Main Draw spots today

By Saurabh Singh | AITA After the 2020 edition of the Wimbledon Championship was cancelled for the first time since World War II due to coronavirus pandemic, the season’s third Grand Slam marked its return, this week, to the International tennis calendar after a year’s gap. Three Indian players – Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina, who are vying

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23
Nov

Second straight runner-up finish for Prajnesh following defeat in Orlando

Early breaks pegging him back in both the sets, Prajnesh Gunneswaran ended runner-up at the Orlando Open, losing the summit clash of the ATP Challenger event to American Brandon Nakashima, here on Sunday. Prajnesh did not have the required power in his strokes to hurt the American, losing 3-6 4-6 in the USD 52,080 hard court tournament. The Indian left-hander

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