ITF Futures: Prajnesh loses in final

India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran was beaten 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (6) to Lee Duckhee of Korea.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost for the first time to the Korean in three meetings.   -  V. Sreenivasa Murthy

Top seed Lee Duckhee of Korea pipped second seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (6) in the final of the USD 25,000 ITF men’s Futures tennis tournament in Jakarta on Sunday.

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It was the first victory in three meetings for the Korean against the 28-year-old Prajnesh who had beaten him in straight sets in the Challenger circuit twice last year. Vijay Sundar Prashanth won the doubles title in partnership with Justin Barki of Indonesia.

The results
  • USD 25,000 ITF men, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Singles (final): Lee Duckhee (Kor) bt Prajnesh Gunneswaran 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (6).
  • Doubles (final): Justin Barki (Ina) & Vijay Sundar Prashanth bt Sora Fukuda (Jpn) & Scott Puodzunas (Aus) 4-6, 7-6 (5), 10-4.