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Prajnesh storms into Quarterfinals of Bengaluru open

Prajnesh storms into Quarterfinals of Bengaluru open

Bengaluru, Nov 22 (UNI) Continuing with his power packed performance,

Prajnesh Gunneswaran of Chennai stormed into the quarterfinals of

the USD 100,000 Bengaluru Open defeating Marc Polmans of Australia

here today.

Prajnesh who had earlier accounted for sixth seed Evan King won

6-2, 6-7 (1), 6-1 in a fast paced game.

Also advancing to the last eight stage was Tsung-Hua Yang of

Teipei, who was a 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 winner over qualifier Borna Gojo who

had ousted second seed Adrian Menendez-Maceiras in the opening round.

Prajnesh began on the right note breaking his opponent twice and

racing to a 4-0 lead. The 28-year-old served with fervour and

achieved great results as he clinched the first set 6-2. In the

second set, Polmans made a remarkable recovery from being 2-4 down

and took the set to a tie-breaker and won. However, in the decider,

Prajnesh didn't give a semblance of a chance to his opponent as he

sent down winners past his tiring rival.

Results (Pre-quarters)

Singles:

Marc Polmans (Aus) lost to Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND) 6-2, 6-7 (1),

6-1; Tsung-Hua Yang (TPE) bt Q-Borna Gojo 2-6, 6-4, 6-2

UNI MSP CNR CS 1551

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