Bengaluru Open: Indian challenge ends in singles

BENGALURU Prajnesh Gunneswaran was caught in no man's land against the French Benjamin Bonzi in the quarterfinals of the Bengaluru Open.

Undecided as to whether to attack and go for his shots, a ploy that had brought him victories in the last two years, or just staying in the game running balls, which works well in the semi-fast conditions of Karnataka State Lawn Tennis The courts of association, India No.1, granted the position of the court, far behind the baseline, down 6-7 (5-7), 0-6.

It was a bad day for Indian players in the ATP Challenger since the six: Gunneswaran, seeded seven, Sumit Nagal (No. 8), Ramkumar Ramanathan , Saketh Myneni, Niki Poonacha and Sidharth Rawat -- He was out. Myneni, who took a set of the ninth seed Thomas Fabbiano He had his chances in the first two sets while Poonacha, 24, who fell to the third Japanese seed Yuichi Sugita, was serving for the first set.

A rupture in the abdomen, which he suffered in his last game, took the stinger from his service and hindered his performance.

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