Paris, May 27 (PTI) 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.Also Read - Highlights | India vs Japan Asian Champions Trophy Semi-Final: JAP Beat IND 5-3, Set Final Showdown With South Korea

The Indian Davis Cupper knocked out his 146th-ranked opponent, 6-4 6-1 in the second in just 68 minutes. Also Read - Highlights India vs New Zealand 3rd T20I Match : IND Win By 73 Runs, NZ Whitewashed 3-0

The Indian left-hander will next take on the winner of the other second round match between 13th seed Elias Ymer and Facundo Bagnis. Also Read - Highlights | India vs New Zealand 2nd T20I Match: IND Beat NZ By 7 Wickets, Clinch T20I Series

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

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