Prajnesh qualifies for his first ATP World Tour event

Last Updated: Jun 11 2018 18:00

TENNIS- Indian Davis Cupper Prajnesh Gunneswaran has qualified for the main draw of an ATP World event for the first time in his career.

World number 169 Gunneswaran defeated American Christian Harrison 6-3 4-6 6-3 in the final round of the Mercedes Cup Qualifiers in Stuttgart, Germany.

Happy to qualify for his first ATP World event, Prajnesh told PTI, “I am happy to make it to my first ATP main draw. Especially since it’s my first tournament on grass. I look forward to continuing the good run I have had in the last few months and keep pushing my limits.”

He will face Canadian World No. 23 Denis Shapovalov in the opening round of the tournament on Monday.