Pranjala enters French Open junior doubles quarters

Paris: Pranjala Yadlapalli kept the Indian hopes alive in the junior girls section of the French Open after the 16-year-old moved into the doubles quarter-finals, even as Sumit Nagal exited the boys singles draw.

Pranjala and her seventh seed Chinese partner Wushuang Zheng cruised past the unseeded pairing of Anastasia Gasanova and Maia Lumsden 7-5 6-4.

Earlier, the 17-year-old Nagal lost 6-2 3-6 4-6 to eighth seed Korean Yunseong Chung in second round.

Pranjala though had exited from the girls singles after losing her first round contest.

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