Sports Desk – India’s top-ranked men’s singles player Sumit Nagal reached the second round of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career when he beat USA’s Bradley Klahn 6-1, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in their US Open 2020 men’s singles 1st-round match on Tuesday.
In addition to this, the 23-year-old tennis player has become the first Indian to win a singles main draw match at a Grand Slam in the last seven years.
Somdev Devvarman had reached the second round of the Australian Open, French Open, and US Open in 2013.
Sumit Nagal is the first Indian man to win a match at the #USOpen in 7 years.— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 1, 2020
He's onto the second round after defeating Klahn 6-1, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.@nagalsumit I #USOpen pic.twitter.com/h30hVPeaWu
As per reports, Nagal came out all blasting in the initial two sets of the match against Klahn as he enrolled thorough successes of 6-1, 6-3. Nonetheless, in the third set, Klahn returned to vanquish Nagal and the match was ready for an exceptional completion.