Prajnesh loses in Tiburon Challenger semis

Prajnesh Gunneswaran could manage only five games in the Tiburon Challenger event.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran collected 33 ATP points and $5020 for making to the semifinals of Tiburon Challenger.   -  Photo: S. R. Raghunathan

Eighth seed Cameron Norrie of Britain stopped the fine run of Prajnesh Gunneswaran as he beat him 6-3, 6-2 in the semifinals of the $100,000 Challenger tennis tournament in the US.

Davis Cupper Prajnesh collected 33 ATP points and $5020.

In the ITF women’s event in Egypt, Kanika Vaidya was beaten by her doubles partner, second seed Pei-Chi Lee of Chinese Taipei in the semifinals. In the doubles final, Kanika and partner were beaten 10-7 by the Taipei duo of Pei Hsuan Chen and Fang-Hsien Wu.


Challenger men, Tiburon, US

Singles (semifinals): Cameron Norrie (GBR) beat Prajnesh Gunneswaran 6-3, 6-2.

ITF women, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

Singles (semifinals): Pei-Chi Lee (Tpe) beat Kanika Vaidya 6-3, 6-4.

Doubles (final): Pei-Hsuan Chen & Fang-Hsien Wu (Tpe) beat Pei-Chi Lee (Tpe) & Kanika VAidya 6-0, 1-6, 10-7.


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