Tag: Prajnesh Gunneswaran

18
Sep

Davis Cup: India Lose Both Singles Matches, Trail 0-2 Against Finland

India’s Davis Cup tie against Finland got off to a losing start on the indoor hard courts of the Espoo Metro Areena in Finland. Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost to a lower-ranked player in the Davis Cup while Ramkumar Ramanathan went down fighting in the second singles as India trailed 0-2 in the World Group I tie against Finland, at Espoo on

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17
Sep

Gunneswaran to start India’s campaign against Finland

India’s top-ranked player Prajnesh Gunnerswaran will be taking on Otto Virtanen, Finland’s No. 2 singles player who is ranked 419, in the first match of their Davis Cup World Group I 1st round match at Espoo Metro Areena here on Friday. Ramkumar Ramanathan, India’s No. 2 player ranked 187 in the world, will meet Finland’s top player Emil Ruusuvuori, the

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15
Sep

Low bounce, not-so-fast court surprises Indian Davis Cup team

The Indian tennis squad was in for a pleasant surprise when it found out that the indoor hard court for the upcoming Davis Cup tie against Finland was not as fast as it was expected and carries low bounce. The Indian players on Tuesday got a chance to practice on the match court, which has been laid temporarily on carpet

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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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