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As it happened: Prajnesh out in second round, Divij Sharan to start his campaign

As it happened: Prajnesh out in second round, Divij Sharan to start his campaign 2

Today’s matches

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Canberra Challanger and Qatar ExxonMobil Open

Result for Indian players at Canberra Challanger

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Today is not a great day for Indian tennis fans at Canberra ATP challenger. Top ranked Indian in ATP men’s singles ranking, Prajnesh Gunneswaran fails to overcame Taro Daniel hurdle.

Daniel wins the battle against Prajnesh by 6-4, 7-6(4) in 2nd round match. In 2nd set, Prajnesh Gunneswaran fought hard but Taro Daniel responded well. As a result, match goes on Tie-Break on 2nd set. But in tie break, Prajnesh lost crucial points when it matters most.

Prajnesh loss is a big blow as Indian challenge at Canberra ATP challenger finishes on disappointing note.

At Qatar ExxonMobil Open

The 2nd highest Indian doubles player in ATP ranking, Divij sharan will start Qatar ExxonMobil Open, which is ATP 250 event tonight. In this event, Divij sharan will pairing with Artem Sitak. Tricky pair Divij sharan/ Artem sitak would be looking for consistent performance in this event.

But tough task is waiting for Divij sharan/ Artem sitak pair , as the duo will face 4th seed Jeremy Chardy/Fabrice Martin to reach quarterfinal.