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Prajnesh in second round

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Prajnesh Gunneswaran beat John Millman of Australia 6-4, 1-6, 6-2 in the first round of the $858,565 ATP tennis tournament here.

However, in doubles pre-quarterfinals, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan and Purav Raja were beaten 6-3, 6-3 by Gregoire Barrere and Lucas Puille of France.

In the ITF women’s event in Thailand, Rutuja Bhosale cruised into the pre-quarterfinals with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Tamachan Momkoonthod of Thailand.

The results:

$858,565 ATP, Los Cabos, Mexico: Singles (first round): Prajnesh Gunneswaran bt John Millman (Aus) 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Gregoire Barrere & Lucas Pouille (Fra) bt Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan & Purav Raja 6-3, 6-3.

$135,400 Challenger, Chengdu, China: Singles (first round): Toshihide Matsui (Jpn) bt Manish Sureshkumar 7-6(5), 6-4.

Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Arjun Kadhe & Saketh Myneni w/o Blake Ellis (Aus) & Brydan Klein (GBr).

$25,000 ITF, Nonthaburi, Thailand:

Men: Doubles (pre-quarterfinals): Niki Poonacha & Abhinav Sanjeev Shanmugam bt Yuttana Charoenphon & Charles Roberts (Tha) 4-6, 7-6(5), [11-9].

Women: Singles (first round): Rutuja Bhosale bt Tamachan Momkoonthod (Tha) 6-4, 6-1.

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