Sat. Feb 27th, 2021
Press Trust of India


Sumit Nagal, ranked 127 on the earth, was main 6-3 5-7 4-1, when Jay Clarke determined to name it quits within the second spherical match after taking part in for over two hours.

Sumit Nagal is ranked 127th within the males’s singles ATP rating (Reuters Picture)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sumit Nagal entered into the pre-quarterfinals of Prague ATP Challenger
  • Nagal, ranked 127 on the earth, was main 6-3 5-7 4-1, when Clarke retired harm
  • The event additionally options 3-time Grand Slam champion Stanislas Wawrinka

India’s Sumit Nagal superior to the pre-quarterfinals of the Prague Challenger tennis event after his opponent Jay Clarke of Britain retired harm on Monday.

Nagal, ranked 127 on the earth, was main 6-3 5-7 4-1, when Clarke determined to name it quits within the second spherical match after taking part in for over two hours.

The 22-year-old Indian, taking part in his first aggressive match since his Davis Cup encounter in opposition to Croatia’s Marin Cilic in March, had acquired a bye within the opening spherical.

Nagal, seeded sixth within the event that additionally options three-time Grand Slam winner Stanislas Wawrinka, will face native favorite Jiri Lehecka within the spherical of 16.

Different Indians within the fray embody Divij Sharan and N Sriram Balaji, who will probably be competing within the doubles occasions with separate companions.

Sharan will companion Dutchman Robin Haase they usually had been seeded primary. Balaji will be a part of arms with Belgium’s Kimmer Coppejans.

Nagal may even characteristic within the doubles with Belarusian Ilya Ivashka.

Later this month, Nagal will compete in his second Grand Slam important draw as he has acquired a direct entry into the US Open.

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