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Prajnesh gives walkover to Tung-Lin Wu

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A wrist injury forced top seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran to give a walkover to Prajnesh gives a walkover to Tung-Lin Wu of Taipei in the pre-quarterfinals of the $54,160 Challenger tennis tournament here on Thursday.

“My wrist is hurting. Trying to figure things out,” said Prajnesh when contacted in China.

In the doubles, Vishnu Vardhan made the semifinals with Toshihide Matsui of Japan, with a thrilling 12-10 win in the super tie-break against Christopher Eubanks and Kaichi Uchida.

In the Challenger in Australia, Sasi Kumar Mukund was beaten 6-4, 6-3 in the pre-quarterfinals by Alejandro Tabilo of Chile. Mukund collected seven ATP points and $860.

The results: $54,160 Challenger, Liuzhou, China: Pre-quarterfinals: Tung-Lin Wu (Tpe) w/o Prajnesh Gunneswaran. Second round: Li Zhe (Chn) bt Sidharth Rawat 6-2, 6-3. First round: Rawat bt Gao Xin (Chn) 6-4, 6-4.

Doubles: Quarterfinals: Toshihide Matsui (Jpn) & Vishnu Vardhan bt Christopher Eubanks (US )& Kaichi Uchida (Jpn) 6-2, 6-7(4), [12-10].

$54,160 Challenger, Traralgon, Australia: Pre-quarterfinals: Alejandro Tabilo (Chi) bt Sasi Kumar Mukund 6-4, 6-3.

€46,600 Challenger, Hamburg: Doubles: Pre-quarterfinals: Rameez Junaid (Aus) & Purav Raja bt Gerard Granollers & Sergio Martos Gornes (Esp) 6-4, 3-6, [10-7].

$15,000 ITF men, Sharm El Sheikh: Pre-quarterfinals: Marco Mosciatti (Ita) bt Haadin Bava 6-4, 6-2.

Doubles: Quarterfinals: Courtney John Lock (Zim) & Vladyslav Manafov (Ukr) bt Petr Hajek (Cze) & Aryan Goveas 6-4, 6-3.

$15,000 ITF men, Doha: First round: Sidane Pong Jodikromo (Ned) bt Rishab Agarwal 7-5, 2-6, 6-3.

Doubles: Pre-quarterfinals: Antoine Bellier (Sui) & Kari Friberg (Swe) bt Mikalai Haliak (Blr) & Rishab Agarwal 6-0, 6-4.

$60,000 ITF women, Saguenay, Canada: First round: Quinn Gleason (US) bt Rutuja Bhosale 6-1, 1-1 (retired).

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