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India’s tennis player Sumit Nagal recorded the biggest victory of his ATP career on 4 March. Under this, he defeated the second seeded Chilean Christian Garin in straight sets to enter the quarter-finals of the Argentina Open ATP 250 tournament. Nagal, ranked 150 in the world rankings, won the second round 6-4, 6-3. Garin is 22nd in the world rankings. Nagle will now face Albert Ramos Vinolas of Spain, who defeated Germany’s Domnik Koffer 7-5, 6-4. At the ATP Tour level, Nagal has reached the quarter-finals for the first time.
Nagal now has a record of 3-12 in the ATP Tour tournament. Nagal said after this victory, ‘I am enjoying my game on clay court. I’ve used a lot of forehands. I had plenty of time to use the forehand, which I like. ‘Nagal had earlier defeated World No. 100 João Sousa of Portugal in the first round of the main draw. He defeated Sousa 6–0, 6–0 in the first round of the main draw.
Earlier in the year, in the first Grand Slam Australian Open men’s singles, Sumit Nagal was out in the first round. They had to face defeat against Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania. Nagal lost 2-6 5-7 3-6 in two hours and 10 minutes against strong field stroke play Berankis. Nagal was given a wild card entry for this hard court grand slam tournament.
Playing in the main draw of Grand Slam with the US Open 2019, Nagal made headlines by winning a set against Roger Federer. The following year, he had to face defeat in the second round against the Dominic theme, who later became champions. He had said about playing with big players, it is very difficult to try to match what Federer does. I learned from him how he understands himself and how to read the game. He never makes the same mistake twice, he is so good.
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