Aussie Open Qualifying Round 2 : Ankita upsets 9th seed, Prajnesh & Ramkumar bow out

Ankita Raina is through to the final qualifying round of a Grand Slam for the first time in her career after pulling off a scintillating victory over 9th seed and 118th ranked Katarina Zavatska from Ukraine

Speaking ahead of her final qualifying match against rising Serbian star Olga Danilovic, Ankita said – “I am feeling confident with my game, which is important. And the rest you just have to go out and fight, because everyone is fighting for it”

[QR1] Ankita Raina(🇮🇳,180) beat Katarina Zavatska(🇺🇦,118) 6-2 2-6 6-3

Highlights from Ankita’s Q2 match

Ramkumar Ramanathan bowed out of the Australian Open qualifiers after going down to Chinese Taipei’s Tung Lin Wu in straight sets. Prajnesh Gunneswaran suffered the same fate at the hands of Frenchman Constant Lestienne

[QR1] Ramkumar Ramanathan(🇮🇳,188) l. Tung Lin Wu(🇹🇼,247) 3-6 2-6
[QR1] Prajnesh Gunneswaran(🇮🇳,128) l. Constant Lestienne(🇫🇷,227) 2-6 3-6

Images from Prajnesh’s & Ramkumar’s match today –

Photo Credits – Samer Alrejjal/Tennis Australia

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