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Ramkumar Ramanathan one win away from Wimbledon main draw

The 26-year old now needs to beat Australia's 32nd seed Marc Polmans, ranked 152.

PTI Reported by: PTI London Published on: June 23, 2021 22:04 IST
Ramkumar Ramanathan one win away from Wimbledon main draw
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Ramkumar Ramanathan one win away from Wimbledon main draw

India's Ramkumar Ramanathan stood just one win away from his maiden Grand Slam appearance after he progressed to the final round of the Wimbledon Qualifiers with a straight-set win over Tomas Martin Etcheverry

Ramkumar, who gradually slipped out of the top-200 for lack of good results, beat his Argentine rival 6-3 6-4.

The Indian Davis Cupper, now ranked 211, did not face a single break point in the match and broke Etcheverry, ranked 204, twice in the second round match that lasted 59 minutes.

The 26-year old now needs to beat Australia's 32nd seed Marc Polmans, ranked 152.

The closest he has come to qualifying for a major before this effort was in 2018 when he reached the third round of the Australian Open qualifiers.

Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Ankita Raina have exited from Qualifiers.