Prajnesh loses to lower-ranked Virtanen, India down 0-1

Updated: few hours ago

Espoo (Finland), Sep 17 (PTI) Prajnesh Gunneswaran yet again lost to a lower-ranked player in the Davis Cup to leave India trail 0-1 in the World Group I tie against Finland, here on Friday.

Ramkumar Ramanathan now needs to beat Finland's number one player, Enil Ruusuvuori, who is ranked 74 in the world to keep India in the hunt.

Up against Otto Virtanen, ranked as low as 419 in the ATP ranking chart, the 165th ranked Prajnesh lost 3-6 6-7(1) in just one hour 25 minutes.