US Open 2021 Qualifiers Result: India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran defeats Schnur in straight sets- India’s top-ranked player Prajnesh Gunneswaran has kicked off his proceeding in the US Open in style. He defeated Brayden Schnur of Canada in straight sets to progress in the top-flight tournament. The two sets were evenly poised throughout the game but Gunneswaran kept his nerves to come out on top of his opponent. He won the first set 6-4 and then went on to win the second set tie-breaker 7-5.
He has played in the main draws of all four grand slams- Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open (2019). Now, he will look to raise his level at US Open and earn a bigger paycheck at the top-flight event. On the other hand, Brayden Schnur has also made it to the main draw in US Open previously.
India at US Open 2021 Qualifiers Result: Prajnesh Gunneswaran vs Brayden Schnur, Highlights
- GUNNESWARAN WINS
- 6-6, the match enters a tie-breaker.
- It’s 6-5 to Gunneswaran
- 5-5 Schnur levels up against Gunneswaran in dying moments of the second set.
- 5-4 to Gunneswaran is on the verge of winning this game in straight sets.
- 4-4 Schnur trying his best to take the second game but Gunneswaran is giving a stiff competition to his opponent.
- 4-3 to Gunneswaran, the two players are showcasing one of the best tennis on Court No.8 at US Open.
- 3-3 to Schnur, the game is evenly poised. This may be Qualifers but shows what’s coming up in the main draws.
- 3-2 to Gunneswaran, the see-sawing battle is back in the second set.
- 2-2 to Schnur, the mouthwatering batting is a must-watch. No one is ready to give up their lead.
- 2-1 Gunneswaran is back with the lead
- 1-1 Schnur is back in the contest, gives a strong fight to Gunneswaran
- 1-0 to Gunneswaran, Indian top-ranked player begins the opening game of second set on a high after claiming opening set.
- 6-4 First set to Gunneswaran, Can he go on to win this game and enter Qualifier 2? Follow us for live updates
- 5-4 to Gunneswaran, the tide turns in favour of India. Can he go to claim the opening set.
- 4-4 GAME ON! The fierce battle is currently level as the duo are bringing their A-game on the Court.
- 4-3 The see-sawing battle continues between Schnur and Gunneswaran
- 4-2 Schnur bounces back quickly after losing the previous set.
- 3-2 Gunneswaran fights back against Schnur, reduces his deficit.
- 3-1 Schnur takes an upper hand in the opening set.
- 2-1 to Schnur, Gunneswaran gives up the lead.
- 1-1 to Schnur, a sharp turnaround by the Canadian in the second game. SCORES LEVEL
- 1-0 to Gunneswaran, an impressive start from India’s World No.1
- The opening game is evenly poised between Gunneswaran and Schnur.
- Gunneswaran is all set to take on Schnur of Canada in Qualifier 1. Can he end India’s losing streak at US Open? Follow us at insidesport.co for live updates
FORM- Last 5 matches: Prajnesh Gunneswaran vs Brayden Schnur (Latest first)
Brayden Schnur– LWWLL
Prajnesh Gunneswaran– LWWLL
India at US Open 2021 Qualifiers: Prajnesh Gunneswaran vs Brayden Schnur
- Prajnesh Gunneswaran is ranked 152 in the world
- He has won 2 ATP challengers and 8 ITF titles in doubles. He also bagged bronze at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.
- In 2021, Gunneswaran has registered 50 per cent success in hard-court events. He has won 13 out of 26 matches. Schnur, on the other hand, has won 9 out of 12 matches on the hard-court surfaces.
Meanwhile, Ankita Raina, Sumit Nagal and Prajnesh Gunneswaran have crashed out of the US Open after losing Qualifier 1.
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