Prajnesh did not have the required power in his strokes to hurt the American, losing 3-6, 4-6 in the $52,080 hard court tournament on Sunday.
The fourth seeded Prajnesh won 6-0, 6-3 against the sixth seeded Kazakh in the quarterfinals of the $52,080 hard court tournament.
This was Prajnesh's seventh Challenger finals. The 31-year-old Indian has won two title – Anning (China, April 2018) and Bengaluru (November 2018).
Bengaluru Open 2020: Wild-card Niki Poonacha knocks out Lucas Rosol in opening round; Saketh Myneni beats Evgeny Donskoy
24-year-old wild card entrant Niki Poonacha won 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 in one hour and 45 minutes in the opening round of the hardcourt ATP Challenger tournament
Brazilian Joao Souza has been banned from tennis for life after being convicted of multiple match-fixing and other corruption offences, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said.
Bengaluru Open 2020: Four top-100 players to participate; defending champion Prajnesh Gunneswaran to lead Indian challenge
Defending Bengaluru Open champion Prajnesh Gunneswaran, currently the highest-ranked Indian at 123, will lead the home challenge in company of 2017 winner Sumit Nagal
Prajnesh Gunneswaran fought hard before going down against Japanese Taro Daniel in the second round of the Bendigo Challenger event on Tuesday.
Australian Open 2020: Officials can halt play if smoke from bushfires poses threat to players, says tournament director Craig Tiley
With qualifying for the season’s first Grand Slam starting on 14 January, Australian Open director Craig Tiley said officials can halt play if smoke poses a danger to players’ health
Davis Cup 2019: Milestone men Sumit Nagal, Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan reflect on straightforward Pakistan win
Sumit Nagal and Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan registered milestone wins in the Davis Cup tie against Pakistan in Kazakhstan. But it came against weakened opposition in a politicised tie.
KPIT-MSLTA Challenger: Four Indian players earn maiden draw victories on ATP circuit, National Champion Niki Poonacha eliminated
Manish outwitted local boy and wildcard Anvit Bendre 6-2, 6-0 at the KPIT-MSLTA Challenger while upcoming player Chandrasekar erased a one-set deficit to get the better of Kazakhstan's Timur Khabibulin 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in a one-hour 36-minute match
Rafael Nadal offers Andy Murray his boat as Briton extends stay in Mallorca with second singles win after hip surgery
Instead of playing in New York, where he won the men's singles in 2012, Andy Murray is rebuilding his singles form by playing on the Challenger Tour for the first time in 14 years in an event which bears the name of Rafael Nadal.
KPIT MSLTA Challenger: Prajnesh Gunneswaran enters second consecutive final with hard-fought comeback against top-seed Radu Albot
It is the second time that Prajnesh Gunneswaran has reached the final at the Pune Challenger, having ended runner-up in the 2016 edition to Frenchman Sadio Doumbia.
In the all-Indian summit clash, Prajnesh Gunneswaran thrashed Saketh Myneni 6-2 6,2 under an hour to improve his ATP rankings from 144 to 110.
ATP Shenzhen Challenger: Ramkumar Ramanathan, Sasi Kumar Mukund advance; Prajnesh Gunneswaran suffers shock defeat
Sasi Kumar Mukund got the better of Chinese wonder-kid Yibing Wu but in-form Prajnesh Gunneswaran suffered a shock first-round defeat at the ATP Challenger tournament in Shenzhen, China.
The top seeded pair of Paes and Joe Salisbury overcame Americans Austin Krajicek and Jackson Withrow 7-6(3), 6-4 in the semi-final.
India's top singles player Yuki Bhambri says his main aim is to qualify for main draw of Grand Slams
Yuki Bhambri currently ranked 122 having registered a win over Frenchman Gael Monfils and pushed Denis Shapovalov and Kevin Anderson to deciding sets in the Davis Cup and Citi Open respectively.
Third-seeded Yuki Bhambri will clash with Ramkumar Ramanathan in an all-Indian men's singles final at the $50,000 KPIT MSLTA ATP Challenger on Saturday.
After spending a glorious quarter of a century as a star for AC Milan on the football pitch, Paolo Maldini has now qualified for a tennis tournament in Milan.
Leander Paes and Adil Shamasdin defeated Luca Margaroli and Caro Zampieri 6-1, 6-4 in the title clash at the $75,000 hard court event.
Putting up the best performance of his career, India's Prajnesh Gunneswaran breezed into his first ever singles final at the ATP Challenger level with a fluent straight-set win over Korea's Duckhee Lee in Pune on Friday.