Sumit Nagal was out of contact within the remaining of Banja Luka Challenger 2019. © AFP
Sumit Nagal misplaced 2-6, Three-6 to Netherlands’ Tallon Griekspoor within the remaining of Banja Luka Challenger 2019 in Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina on Sunday. It was the primary time for the reason that Bengaluru Open in September 2017 that Sumit Nagal featured in a title conflict on the ATP Challenger Tour. Sumit Nagal had not dropped a set within the event earlier than the ultimate conflict. Haryana’s Sumit Nagal rose to fame for taking a set off Swiss legend Roger Federer within the first spherical of US Open. Nonetheless, within the remaining of Banja Luka Challenger, Nagal seemed out of contact from the outset and misplaced the match with out difficult the dutchman a lot.
Nagal had defeated Slovakia’s Filip Horansky in straight units to enter the ultimate. Nagal was made to work within the first set that went right into a tie-breaker. Nonetheless, the 22-year-old received the tie-breaker comfortably and carried the momentum into the second set, which he received by dropping solely two video games.
Nagal is at the moment ranked 174th, which is his profession greatest.
Nagal had caught worldwide headlines in late August when he made it by way of to the singles foremost draw of the US Open.
He confronted Swiss nice Roger Federer within the first spherical and even managed to win the primary set, elevating fairly a number of eyebrows. Although Federer received the competition, he mentioned after the match that he was impressed by the best way Nagal tailored to the large stage.
(With IANS inputs)
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