Davis Cup player Prajnesh Gunneswaran has won the prestigious T.K. Ramanathan award for the year 2017-18 at the annual day function of the Tamil Nadu Tennis Association at SDAT tennis stadium on May 19, 2018. The award is instituted by the legendary Ramanathan Krrishnan in the memory of his father, which carries a cash prize of Rs 30,000. Beside this, Bandaru Kundana Sri bagged the Nagamani Mahadevan award and Rs10, 000. VM Sandeep, part of the junior Davis Cup team, secured the Muthukrishnan Memorial Award with Rs 10,000.