UTR Pro tennis: Pranjala Yadlapalli beaten in final

Pranjala goes down to Storm Sanders in the final of the UTR Pro tennis tournament in Melbourne.

Pranjala Yadlapalli has been in Australia right from the start of the lockdown period. - VIVEK BENDRE (FILE)

Pranjala Yadlapalli was beaten 6-2, 6-4 by Storm Sanders in the final of the UTR Pro tennis tournament in Melbourne on Tuesday.

The 21-year-old Pranjala, training in Australia with renowned physio Paul Ness and his wife Stacey Ness, had topped her group, winning two matches in the league. She had beaten Daria Gavrilova, a former top-20 player, in the group.

Pranjala’s stay in Australia right from the start of the lockdown period has been a blessing in disguise for her as she was able to work on her fitness and game, with the best possible support.

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