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Prajnesh Gunneswaran reaches the 2nd round of French Open qualifiers

Playing his first match after a very long time, Prajnesh made no mistake on the court as he defeated Cem Ilkel of Turkey in straight sets to enter the second round of French open qualifiers. It took only 1 hour and 5 mins for him to finish off the match in straight sets 6-3, 6-1.

India’s number 1 Sumit Nagal went down against Dustin Brown after a tough fight. Nagal lost the first set in the tie-breaker 6(4)-7 to in 52 minutes and then made multiple service errors to lose in straight sets. He was leading 3-0 in the 2nd set once then ultimately lost momentum to lose the second set by 5-7.

Prajesh will face Aleksandar Vukic of Australia in the second round tomorrow.

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