Bengaluru Open Challenger Men’s Tennis: Prajwal Dev, Niki Poonacha duo go down in quarters

Bengaluru Open Challenger Men’s Tennis: Prajwal Dev, Niki Poonacha duo go down in quarters

November 15, 2018

Mysuru lad S.D. Prajwal Dev teaming up with Niki Poonacha and taking part in the men’s doubles event in 1,50,000$  Bengaluru Open Challenger men’s tennis tournament being held at KSLTA Courts, Bengaluru, on Wednesday, went down in quarter-finals.

Arjun Khade and Saketh Myneni combined well to beat Prajwal Dev and Nikki Poonacha 6-3, 7-6 (5) and sailed into the  semi-finals in the tournament in the men’s doubles event.

In the men’s singles event, India’s Sasi Kumar Mukund beat second seeded Slovakian Blaz Kavcic 7-6(2), 3-1 (retd), while Saketh Myneni got the better of Egypt’s Yossef Hossam 6-1, 3-6, 6-1. Sumit Nangal beat fourth seeded Britain’s James Ward 6-3, 7-6 (4) and entered the quarter-finals. G. Prajnesh beat German’s Sebastian Fanselow 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 to enter the last four stage of the tourney.


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