newstennis19 days ago

Rohan Bopanna, Divij Sharan likely to miss out on TOPS funding

The Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) has asked the All India Tennis Association (AITA) to explain the split of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan as the duo runs the risk of missing out on funding. Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina have also not been a part of the scheme following Asiad 2018.
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newstennis24 days ago

India Tennis Wrap | Prajesh Gunneswarn loses in ATP 250 final qualifier, Pranjala Yadlapalli finishes runner-up at ITF Event

Prajesh Gunneswaran has lost in the final qualifying round at ATP 250 in Munich to Dennis Istomin while Pranjala Yadlapalli finished as the runner up at $25,000 ITF event. The all-Indian pair of Arjun Kadhe and Vijay Sundar Prashanth went down to Dan Added and Michail Pervolarakis.
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newstennisa month ago

Anning Challenger | Prajnesh Gunneswaran fails to defend his title after losing to Jay Clarke in final

Last year’s champion Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost the final of the ATP Challenger in Anning by going down to Jay Clarke in straight sets 6-4, 6-3 on Sunday. The final match went for an hour and 34 minutes in which the top-ranked Indian committed a lot of errors to go down in his title defence. 
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reporttennisa month ago

Anning Challengers | Prajnesh Gunneswaran fights back to be on track for title defense

Prajnesh Gunneswaran is on the track to secure second consecutive Anning ATP Challenger title after beating Kamil Majchrzak 7-6(5), 6-7(3), 6-4 in the semi-final. The duo had also met in the semi-final of the same event last year as well and Gunneswaran beat Majchrzak on his way to the title.
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reporttennisa month ago

Anning Challenger | Ramkumar Ramanathan loses in quarterfinal to Kamil Majchrzak

Ramkumar Ramanathan’s campaign in China ended on a sour note as he lost in straight sets to Poland ace Kamil Majchrzak in the quarter-final of the challenger. Majchrzak would be facing top Indian seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran next, who defeated Serbia’s Nikola Milojević yesterday to book his berth.
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reporttennisa month ago

Anning Challengers | Ramkumar Ramanathan, Prajnesh Gunneswaran advance to semis

The Indian singles tennis continued their winning streak at the Annings Challenger with Ramkumar Ramanathan and Prajnesh Gunneswaran winning their respective matches to advance to the semi-finals. While Ramanathan faces Kamil Majchrzak, Gunneswaran will take on Nikola Milojević in next round.
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newstennisa month ago

Anning Challenger | Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Saketh Myneni qualifies for Doubles quarter-finals

The Indian men’s doubles pair of Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Saketh Myneni has qualified for the quarter-finals at the ongoing Anning Challenger tennis tournament in China. Meanwhile, the other Indian pair of Ramkumar Ramanathan and Vishnu Vardhan lost their first round match to exit the event.
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newstennisa month ago

Anning Challenger | Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Ramkumar Ramanathan advance to quarter-finals

Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ramkumar Ramanathan have continued their domineering run in Anning, China, as they registered wins against Saketh Myneni and Yan Bai, respectively. While Gunneswaran would play Adam Pavlásek next, Ramanathan will take on Zhang Zhizhen in the quarterfinals.
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newstennisa month ago

Kunming Open | Saketh Myneni advances to pre-quarters, S Mukund bows out

Saketh Myneni advanced into the pre-quarterfinal stage of the Kunming Open, held in Anning, China, as he defeated Czech Republic’s Václav Šafránek to set an all-Indian clash with Prajnesh Gunnsewaran. Sasi Kumar Mukund, on the other end, was humbled by China’s Ban Yai in straight sets.
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newstennisa month ago

ATP Rankings | Prajnesh Gunneswaran rises to career-best 80

After starting 2019 with a rank of 243, Prajnesh Gunneswaran has now reached a career-best 80 in the latest ATP rankings. Gunneswaran is having a brilliant year so far with an entry into the third round at Indian Wells after making it into his first ever main draw of the Australian Open.
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