Prajnesh Gunneswaran – Finalist, Atlantic Tire Championships

Prajnesh Gunneswaran

After a great start in the first set, Indian No. 2 Prajnesh Gunneswaran lost the steam to lose out in a 3-setter to the No. 1 seed Denis Kudla of USA with a scoreline of 63 36 06 at the ATP Challenger Atlantic Tire Championships in Cary, North Carolina. This capped off a great week for Prajnesh who had scored wins over the likes of former top-10 player Jack Sock and former World No. 21 Thomaz Bellucci in the earlier rounds.

The Indian No. 2 will rise up to a ranking of World No. 137 in the newly released rankings. Prajnesh will play next at the ATP Challenger in Orlando, Florida scheduled for this week.


[R1] (4) Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,146) d. Peter Polansky (CAN,213) 62 62
[R2] (4) Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,146) d. Jack Sock (USA,253) 67(3) 62 76(5)
[QF] (4) Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,146) d. Thomaz Belluci (BRA,297) 36 75 76(5)
[SF] (4) Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,146) d. Mikael Torpegaard (DEN,198) walkover
[F] (4) Prajnesh Gunneswaran (IND,146) l. (2) Denis Kudla (USA, 124) 63 36 06

Presentation Ceremony


Indian based in the Alps region. Works for an IT firm during the weekdays und auch lernt Deutsch. On the weekends, he can be traced somewhere in the Mountains or on backpacker trips. Is a Social Worker / Activist with a deeper interest for Indian / Swiss tennis from the past year.

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