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Tennis News: India's Sumit Nagal enters US Open Rd-2

India's Sumit Nagal storms into the second round of the US Open 2020. Nagal defeated Bradley Klahn of the United States 6-1, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in the men's singles first round at the US Open to progress further into the tournament. With this result, the 23-year-old Nagal has become the first Indian men's singles player to win a main draw match at the US Open in 7 years. In 2013, Somdev Devvarman reached the second round of the Australian Open, French Open, and US Open. Returning to the Flushing Meadows where he took a set off Roger Federer, Nagal came out all guns blazing in the first two sets of the opening round match against Klahn as he registered comprehensive wins of 6-1, 6-3. However, in the third set, Klahn came back to defeat Nagal and the match was poised for an intense finish. But Nagal, once again rose to the top in the fourth set and he gained a 5-0 lead in the set. Klahn was able to win one game, but in the end, Nagal wrapped up the match in a comprehensive fashion. Sumit Nagal has an uphill task at hand now as he is going to face 2nd seed Dominic Thiem in the 2nd round.

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  • Released : 02-Sep-2020

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