Sat. Apr 13th, 2024
Sumit Nagal crashes out of ATP 250 Grand Prix Hassan II

Ace Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal fought tough just before crashing out in the men’s singles pre-quarterfinals of the Marrakech Open up right here on Wednesday.

Nagal shed 6-1 3-6 4-6 to Lorenzo Sonego of Italy, failing to hold on to the momentum in spite of commencing the tie on a resounding observe.

The 95th-rated Indian, who arrived at his all-time profession large missing to the 61st-ranked Italian who exhibited his class and knowledge on clay courts to great use.

Nagal experienced grabbed the headlines immediately after making it to the key attract of the Australian Open up in January, the place he became the to start with Indian to conquer a seeded player (Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan) ahead of shedding versus Shang Juncheng of China in the next spherical.

Sumit Nagal goes down to 4th seed and 61st rated Lorenzo Sonego 🇮🇹 6-1 3-6 4-6 in the 2nd round of ATP 250 Grand Prix Hassan II in Morocco

Nagal experienced 2 split details at 3-4 15-40 to go up 5-3 in the final established, but could not transform them

— Indian Tennis Daily (ITD) (@IndTennisDaily) April 3, 2024

When Nagal emerged triumphant in the Chennai Open up quickly right after the Australian Open up, he went on to engage in two a lot more Challenger competitions, aside from that includes in an ATP 500 opposition (Dubai Championship) and two ATP 1000 Masters (Indian Wells and Miami).

Since his Chennai conquest, Nagal has managed to achieve the semi-ultimate on only one particular event in the Bengaluru Challenger.

His latest position of 95, which he attained earlier this week, is his vocation-greatest.

As for other Indians in the Marrakech Open up, the pair of Yuki Bhambri and his French lover Albano Olivetti registered a 6-3 6-4 acquire about the duo of Bart Stevens (Netherlands) and Petros Tsitsipas (Greece) in the pre-quarterfinals.

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