Challenger tennis: Prajnesh enters second round in Orlando

Fourth seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran beat lucky-loser Sadio Doumbia of France 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of the $52,080 Challenger tennis tournament in Orlando.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran

Fourth seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran beat lucky-loser Sadio Doumbia of France 6-3, 7-5 in the first round.   -  R. Ragu/ File Photo

Fourth seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran beat lucky-loser Sadio Doumbia of France 6-3, 7-5 in the first round of the $52,080 Challenger tennis tournament in Orlando, US, on Tuesday.

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In the pre-quarterfinals, Prajnesh was scheduled to play Tung-Lin Wu of Chinese Taipei.

Seventh seed Ramkumar Ramanathan, however, was beaten by Nick Chappell of the US 6-3, 6-4.

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The results:

$52,080 Challenger, Orlando, US Singles (first round): Prajnesh Gunneswaran bt Sadio Doumbia (Fra) 6-3, 7-5; Nick Chappell (US) bt Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-3, 6-4.

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