Prajnesh and Saketh reach semis
Saketh Myneni ends challenge of Sumit Nagal
Bengaluru : Saketh Myneni, a Wild Card entrant disposed off defending champion Sumit Nagal’s challenge in straight sets 6-4, 6-4 to reach the semi-finals of the US $150,000 Bengaluru Open ATP Challenger at the KSLTA here on Thursday.
Joining him was fourth seed Prajnesh Gunneswaran who did not have to break a sweat as his hard-working opponent Sasi Kumar Mukund had to withdraw owing to a severe back pain.
Saketh will clash with Aleksandr Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan who was a 6-4, 6-2 winner over Frederico Ferreira Silva of Portugal in the first semi-final while Prajnesh will meet Canadian Brayden Schnur in the other semifinal. Schnur defeated Cem Ilkel of Turkey 6-3, 6-4.