Wimbledon 2021 Qualifiers: Arthur Fery stuns Prajnesh Gunneswaran in straight sets

Wimbledon 2021 Qualifiers: Arthur Fery vs Prajnesh Gunneswaran, head to head, live stream, all you need to know
Wimbledon 2021 Qualifiers: Arthur Fery vs Prajnesh Gunneswaran, head to head, live stream, all you need to know

Wimbledon 2021 Qualifiers: Arthur Fery stuns Prajnesh Gunneswaran in straight sets- United Kingdom’s Arthur Fery defeated India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran in straight sets here at the Wimbledon 2021 Qualifiers on Tuesday. Fery claimed the first set easily with the score of 6-1 while in the second set Gunneswaran fought back and the set went into tie-breaker 7-6. In the tiebreaker, Fery overpowered Gunneswaran 7-5.

The left-handed Indian, ranked 148, lost 1-6 6-7(5) to his 18-year-old rival, who is ranked as low as 1038.

“I had tendinitis (left-wrist) which started three weeks ago. It’s fine now. But I just started playing. I only hit for two days and for less than an hour each. So just not in the best shape,” Prajnesh told PTI.

“If it wasn’t Wimbledon. I wouldn’t have played. Just didn’t have enough time to get ready,” he added.

Wimbledon·Today
Qualifiers·Court 8
Final
A. Fery
6
77
29 P. Gunneswaran
1
65

Preview

It was the first time that both these players will clash. Arthur Fery is currently unranked and will start his run at Wimbledon after he played his last match in the Nottingham 2 Challenger where he lost 7-6(7-5) 6-2 to Escobedo.

On the other hand, Gunneswaran ranked no. 148, played his last match in the Nottingham 1 Challenger where he lost 6-0 0-0 to Majchrzak in the 1st round. Prajnesh has an overall 8-14 win-loss record in 2021, 0-1 on grass. 

Gunneswaran had earlier crashed out of the French Open qualifiers. His best in Wimbledon is playing in the opening round.

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Head to Head – Arthur Fery vs Prajnesh Gunneswaran

There is no head to head record between Arthur Fery and Prajnesh Gunneswaran since this will be the first time that they will play a match against each other in the main tour.

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Wimbledon 2021 Prize Money – Arthur Fery vs Prajnesh Gunneswaran

The All England Club awarded a total of 38 million pounds in prize money to competitors at The Championships, 2019. The Gentlemen’s and Ladies’ Singles Champions each received £2.35m. However in 2021, Prize money for Wimbledon will be a little over 35 million pounds, a 5.2% reduction from 2019 when the grasscourt Grand Slam was last held, organisers said on Wednesday.

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Wimbledon 2021 LIVE stream – Arthur Fery vs Prajnesh Gunneswaran

The LIVE broadcast of Wimbledon 2021 will be covered by Star Sports India. You can also watch the tournament on OTT-platform Hotstar. If you stay in any other country apart from India, check from this list– Wimbledon broadcasters

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