Mon. Apr 22nd, 2024
Sumit Nagal wins at Miami Open on debut, enters top 100 ranking

Sumit Nagal went up two areas to attain a new vocation-high ATP ranking of 95 on Monday forward of the ATP 250 Marrakech, starting up Monday.

Previous thirty day period, Nagal entered the major 100 when he rose to environment no. 97 in men’s singles on February 26, 2024, following his Chennai Open up men’s singles title-profitable demonstrate.

At the Miami Open, an ATP Masters 1000 occasion, in March, Nagal built a dream debut.

Nagal displayed his greet and spectacular gameplay to earn the contest in straight sets about Canada’s Gabriel Diallo.

In his very first-spherical qualifier, the 26-yr-previous Indian participant managed his poise through pivotal times, eventually outplaying the towering 6 feet 8 inches tall Canadian Diallo with a score of 7-6(3), 6-2 on Monday.

Nagal, nevertheless, dropped to Coleman Wong in the future round of qualifiers, conceding a possibility to arrive at a new occupation-higher ranking of environment no. 92.

In his previous outing at the Indian Wells, Nagal missing to Milos Raonic just after qualifying for the major attract adhering to the very last-minute withdrawal of Rafael Nadal.

Nagal developed a excitement in January when he advanced to the 2nd round of the Australian Open up. That general performance assisted him enter the best 100 of the ATP rankings.

Nevertheless, just after his Chennai Open gain, Nagal shed in the semifinal of the Bengaluru Open versus Stefano Napolitano. At the Pune ATP Challenger, Nagal shed in the pre-quarterfinal in opposition to Niki Poonacha.

This general performance noticed Nagal remaining dropped out of the prime 100 just after losing 16 details from his kitty, resulting in him sliding a few places to 101 in the most up-to-date ATP rankings.

Nagal will next be in action at the ATP 250 Marrakech, where the Indian player secured a place in the principal draw. The event will start off on April 1, and Nagal will face planet no. 99 Corentin Moutet in the initially round on Tuesday.

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