Maharashtra Open: Sumit Nagal & Prajnesh gets direct entryJanuary 29, 2020
- Ramkumar Ramanathan has been handed one of the three
wildcardswhile Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Sumit Nagal have got a direct entry inthe main draw of the Tata Open Maharashtra ATP 250 event to be held in Pune from February 3-9.
- This is the third edition of India’s only ATP World Tour event to be held in Pune. The dates of the tournament, which used to be a season-opening event, were moved to February after the introduction of the ATP Cup in 2020.
- Announcing the
wildcardsfor the third edition of the event, Maharashtra State Lawn Tennis Association president Bharat Oza said, “We have received a few requests for wildcardsfrom top ranked players as they want to play the tournament while returning from Australian Open. So we want to wait till the final acceptance list before deciding the [other] two wildcardsfor main draw and two for qualifying.”