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Prajnesh Gunneswaran one win away from French open main draw

Prajnesh Gunneswaran moved to the final round of the French Open qualifiers with a straight set win over 32nd seed Marcelo Arevalo

tennis Updated: May 23, 2018 21:42 IST
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Prajnesh Gunneswaran knocked out 146th-ranked opponent Marcelo Arevalo 6-4 6-1 to come closer to the French Open main draw.
Prajnesh Gunneswaran knocked out 146th-ranked opponent Marcelo Arevalo 6-4 6-1 to come closer to the French Open main draw.(AP)

India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran inched closer to his maiden appearance at a Grand Slam by moving to the final round of the French Open qualifiers with a straight set win over 32nd seed Marcelo Arevalo, here today.

The Indian Davis Cupper knocked out his 146th-ranked opponent, 6-4 6-1 in the second in just 68 minutes.

The Indian left-hander will next take on the winner of the other second round match between 13th seed Elias Ymer and Facundo Bagnis.

Yuki Bhambri has earned a direct entry into the main draw, courtesy his place in the top-100.