Prajnesh through to pre-quarters in Bangkok Challenger

In the Delray Beach ATP tournament in, Ramkumar Ramanathan and partner Tim Smyczek lost in the pre-quarters.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran will face Korea's Kwon Soonwoo in the pre-quarters.   -  K.V. Srinivasan

Prajnesh Gunneswaran had to be at his fighting best to beat Denis Yevseyev of Kazakhstan 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 in the second round of the $54,160 Challenger tennis tournament in Bangkok on Wednesday.

In the pre-quarterfinals, Prajnesh, who had a bye in the first round, will face Kwon Soonwoo of Korea.

In the ATP tournament in Delray Beach, Ramkumar Ramanathan in partnership with Tim Smyczek of the US was beaten 6-4, 6-2 by Marcello Arevalo and Jamie Cerretani.
 

The results

$651,215 ATP, Delray Beach, US

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Marcello Arevalo (Esa) & Jamie Cerretani (US) bt Tim Smyczek (US) & Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-4, 6-2.

$54,160 Challenger, Bangkok, Thailand

Singles (second round): Prajnesh Gunneswaran bt Denis Yevseyev (Kaz) 7-5, 3-6, 6-4.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Francis Casey Alcantara (Phi) & Bernardo Saraiva (Por) bt Jonathan Erlich (Isr) & Saketh Myneni 7-6(4), 7-6(4)

$25,000 ITF men, Aktobe, Kazakhstan

Singles (first round): Niels Lootsma (Ned) bt Sidharth Rawat 7-5, 6-4.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Marco Bortolotti & Francesco Vilardo (Ita) bt Kunal Anand & Sidharth Rawat 7-5, 3-6, [10-7].

$15,000 ITF women, Nanchang, China

Singles (first round): Siqi Cao (Chn) bt Natasha Palha 6-2, 6-0.