India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran crashed out in the second round of the men’s singles qualifiers of the French Open after losing in straight sets to Aleksandar Vukic of Australia in Paris on Wednesday.Also Read - Novak Djokovic's Special Message For Fans After French Open 2021 Final Win Versus Stefanos Tsitsipas | WATCH VIDEO
Prajnesh, India’s second-highest ranked singles player who got the better of Turkey’s Cem Ilkel in the opening round, lost 4-6 6-7(4) against Vukic to bow out of the event. Also Read - HIGHLIGHTS French Open 2021 Novak Djokovic vs Stefanos Tsitsipas, Men's Final Updates: Djokovic Wins 19th Grand Slam Title, Beats Tsitsipas to Clinch 2nd Roland Garros Title
The other two Indians in the fray — the country’s top singles player Sumit Nagal and Ramkumar Ramanathan — bowed out in the first round of the qualifying event. Also Read - French Open Men's Final: Stefanos Tsitsipas Reacts on Upcoming Clash With Novak Djokovic
While the 16th seed Nagal, who became the first Indian in seven years to win a singles match at a Grand Slam with his opening round victory at the US Open, lost 6-7 (4) 5-7 to Germany’s seasoned player Dustin Brown, Ramanathan was shown the door by local wildcard Tristan Lamasine 5-7 2-6.