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).
Roland Garros 2020: Prajnesh Gunneswaran enters second round of qualifying, Sumit Nagal, Ramkumar Ramanathan exit
Seeded 16th, Nagal — who became the first Indian in seven years to win a singles match at a Grand Slam with his opening-round victory at the US Open — lost 6-7 (4) 5-7 to Germany's seasoned player Dustin Brown in one hour and 47 minutes.
Apart from Joshna, the other squash stars who practised at the ISA were Velavan Senthilkumar, Abhay Singh and Aditya Raghavan.
Coronavirus Outbreak: India's tennis players, coaches feel AITA should offer support and formulate plan to tide over lockdown
Jeevan Nedunchehiyan said the way forward is forming a tennis players council which works in tandem with AITA
Davis Cup 2020: Fabio Fognini says it was a 'strange feeling' to play tie with no fans as Italy lead 2-0 against South Korea
Italy’s Fabio Fognini said it was a “strange feeling” playing a Davis Cup tie with no fans, after helping his country into a 2-0 lead against South Korea.
Davis Cup 2020: Ramkumar Ramanathan pushes Marin Cilic before defeat; Prajnesh Gunneswaran also loses as India trail 0-2
Ramkumar Ramanathan lost a dogfight with Marin Cilic in one of the best matches of his career after unforced errors pulled Prajnesh Gunneswaran down as India trailed Croatia 0-2 on the opening day of the Davis Cup Qualifiers on Friday.
Davis Cup 2020: Full-strength India face Croatia with realistic chance of upsetting former champions
Prajnesh Gunneswaran, who missed the last tie because of his marriage, admitted that the lack of a strong second singles player in the rival line-up could work to India's advantage
Bengaluru Open 2020: Leander Paes-Matthew Ebden lose in final at Indian tennis legend's last outing at home
Veteran Leander Paes' final ATP Tour match on home soil ended on a disappointing note as he and his partner Matthew Ebden lost to Indian pair of Purav Raja and Ramkumar Ramanathan in the men's doubles final of the Bengaluru Open
Bengaluru Open 2020: Prajnesh Gunneswaran, Sumit Nagal suffer loss in pre-quarter-finals; Leander Paes-Matthew Ebden enter semis
Country's ace players Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Sumit Nagal lost in the pre-quarterfinals, ending India's challenge in the men's singles event of the Bengaluru Open.
Bengaluru Open 2020: Leander Paes enthralls crowd in win; Prajnesh Gunneswaran stretched en route to second round
A near-capacity crowd cheered retiring Indian tennis legend Leander Paes as he and his partner Matthew Ebden eked out a straight sets win to advance to the second round of the men's doubles in the Bengaluru Open on Wednesday.
Maharashtra Open 2020: Prajnesh Gunneswaran suffers straight sets loss to Kwan Soon-woo to bow out in pre-quarters
India's top-ranked men's singles player, Prajnesh Gunneswaran crashed out in the pre-quarter-finals of Maharashtra Open after suffering straight sets defeat against fourth-seed Kwan Soon-woo of Korea in Pune on Thursday.
Maharashtra Open 2020: Indian tournaments should pursue high-ranked players 'aggressively,' says ATP Executive Vice-President Alison Lee
Alison Lee, Executive Vice-President of the ATP International Group that looks after the business affairs in Australia, Asia, Middle East, Russia and Africa, believes it is also because the organisers were not aggressive enough in signing up higher-ranked players
Maharashtra Open 2020: India's Sasi Mukund goes down fighting to Japan's Taro Daniel to make first-round exit
Sasi Mukund, who was handed a wild-card entry lost 2-6, 6-7 (7) in the opening round of the ATP 250 event.
Maharashtra Open 2020: Prajnesh Gunneswaran holds nerve in hard-fought win over Germany's Yannick Maden; Arjun Kadhe crashes out
Gunneswaran held his nerves throughout the match as both the sets went into tie-breakers before the Indian wrapped up the hard-fought contest 7-6 (7-4), 7-6 (7-5) to begin his campaign on a winning note.
The last time an Indian was on a Grand Slam roll of honour was Rohan Bopanna, who won his one, and so far only, major at the mixed doubles event at the 2017 French Open
Australian Open 2020: Novak Djokovic is insurmountable, Sofia Kenin is one of a kind and more takeaways
Australian Open didn't follow the script - on and off the court. Bushfires remained central focus even as tennis provided two weeks worth of distraction.
The 46-year-old Paes and his partner Australian Mathew Ebden will face the pair of Divij Sharan and New Zealand's Artem Sitak in the first round
Maharashtra Open 2020: Prajnesh Gunneswaran to lead Indian challenge in men's singles after direct entry into main draw
India's top singles player Prajnesh Gunneswaran will lead the home challenge at the Tata open Maharashtra after securing a direct entry into the men's singles main draw following the withdrawal of Poland's Kamil Majchrzak.