newstennis10 days ago

Sumit Nagal calls for support to stay afloat after ‘dream’ Grand Slam debut

Despite becoming a household name following his Grand Slam debut against Roger Federer, Sumit Nagal has struggled to get new sponsorships and has for support to stay afloat. Latest ATP rankings have made Nagal India’s second highest-ranked tennis player as he leapfrogged Ramkumar Ramanathan.
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newstennis13 days ago

ATP Rankings | Sumit Nagal goes ahead of Ramkumar Ramanthan

After some tremendous displays in the last one month or so, Sumit Nagal was rightly rewarded with a stupendous jump of 16 places in the ATP rankings taking him two places ahead of compatriot Ramkumar Ramanathan. India’s top-ranked tennis player, however, is still Prajnesh Gunneswaran.
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newstennis20 days ago

US Open 2019 | Rohan Bopanna bows out, ends India’s campaign

India’s contention in the US Open came to a sad end on Monday when Rohan Bopanna, alongside his partner Denis Shapovalov, was eliminated in the round of 16 from the men’s doubles. In the mixed doubles, Bopanna had partnered with Abigail Soears and saw a similar fate in the same round.
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newstennisa month ago

Sumit Nagal will definitely have a solid career, says Roger Federer

Roger Federer heaped praise on India's Sumit Nagal after the latter put up a spirited performance in the opening round loss at this year's US Open. The talented youngster succumbed to a 6-4, 1-6, 2-6, 4-6 defeat in a match that lasted two hours and 50 minutes in his maiden Grand Slam appearance.
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newstennisa month ago

US Open | Prajnesh Gunneswaran loses to Daniil Medvedev in first round

Prajnesh Gunneswaran was still India’s biggest hope in the US Open despite Sumit Nagal playing the legendary Roger Federer in the other first-round match. However, the Indian top-ranked tennis player couldn’t do much either as he lost in straight sets to Russia’s Daniil Medvedev on Monday.
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newstennisa month ago

US Open | Sumit Nagal gives Roger Federer huge scare before losing

India’s Sumit Nagal had his dream debut in the US Open against the legendary Roger Federer on Tuesday as the youngster showed grit and quality to take a break off the former World No.1. However, despite the strong fight, his inexperience finally got the better of him as he lost in four sets.
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newstennisa month ago

Sumit Nagal is reaping the rewards of all the hard work he's done over the years, says Devvarman

Somdev Devvarman heaped praise on youngster Sumit Nagal who was drawn against tennis great Roger Federer in the opening round of this year's US Open. The 22-year old defeated Joao Menezes in the final qualifying round to seal a spot in the main draw for the first time in his career.
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newstennisa month ago

Looking forward to playing against all-time great Roger Federer, says Sumit Nagal

Pune's Sumit Nagal was exuberant after he found out that he would face tennis legend Roger Federer in his maiden Grand Slam appearance at this year's US Open. The Indian ace pulled off a brilliant comeback to defeat Joao Menezes of Brazil by 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 margin in the final qualifying round.
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newstennisa month ago

Sumit Nagal gets dream Grand Slam debut against Roger Federer after qualification

India's Sumit Nagal booked a place in the main draw of the US Open, after a win over Joao Menezes, where he was dealt a dream matchup against Roger Federer. Nagal will be joined by Prajnesh Gunneswaran making it the first time since 1998 that India have two players in the singles main draw.
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newstennisa month ago

US Open 2019 | Sumit Nagal reaches final qualifying round for first time

Haryana tennis ace Sumit Nagal has managed to reach the final qualifying round of the US Open after he overcame the challenge of Canada’s Peter Polansky in his last match. Meanwhile, Indian tennis star Prajnesh Gunneswaran has drawn Cincinnati champion Daniil Medvedev in the first round.
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