24 Facts About Sumit Nagal


Sumit Nagal was born on 16 August 1997 and is an Indian professional tennis player.

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Sumit Nagal won the 2015 Wimbledon boys' doubles title with his Vietnamese partner Ly Hoang Nam, thus becoming the sixth Indian player to win a junior Grand Slam title.

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Sumit Nagal is currently the highest-ranked Indian singles tennis player and since 2018, he has been a regular member of India's national Davis Cup squad.

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Sumit Nagal was born on 16 August 1997 to school teacher Suresh Nagal and his wife Krishna Devi, a homemaker in Jhajjar, Haryana.

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Sumit Nagal won the 2015 Wimbledon boys' doubles title with his Vietnamese partner Ly Hoang Nam, defeating Reilly Opelka and Akira Santillan in the final.

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Sumit Nagal became the sixth Indian player to win a junior Grand Slam title.

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Sumit Nagal made his Davis Cup debut for India in the 2016 World Group Playoff tie against Spain in New Delhi.

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Sumit Nagal ran into a controversy when he was dropped from Davis Cup team for serious disciplinary issues.

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At Bengaluru Challenger Sumit Nagal stunned top seed Blaz Kavcic in the quarterfinals, then followed it by beating compatriot Yuki Bhambri in the semifinal and Jay Clarke in the Finals capturing his first challenger title.

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Sumit Nagal made his Asian Games debut in 2018 edition, He competed in doubles event pairing with Ramkumar Ramanathan, They reached the Quarter-finals before losing to eventual silver medallists Alexander Bublik and Denis Yevseyev.

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Sumit Nagal failed to win a single match in the qualifying rounds of any Grand Slam events, he missed US Open due to an injury.

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Sumit Nagal lost to compatriot Ramkumar Ramanathan in the 1st round of 2018 Shenzhen Longhua Open after qualifying from qualifying draw.

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Sumit Nagal failed to reach final of any ITF or Challenger tournament at the end if the year.

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Sumit Nagal lost the match but managed to take first set against the multiple grand slam champion.

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Sumit Nagal lost the championship match to Dutch player Tallon Griekspoor.

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Sumit Nagal won the title defeating local player Facundo Bagnis.

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At 2020 US Open, Sumit Nagal won his opening round match against Bradley Klahn, thus becoming first Indian since Somdev Devvarman at the 2013 US Open to win a singles match in the main draw of a Grand Slam.

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Sumit Nagal started the year at the 2021 Australian Open where he received a wildcard entry into the main draw.

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Sumit Nagal reached the 2nd round after defeating Denis Istomin.

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Sumit Nagal holds the distinction of being the first Indian in 25 years to reach the second round of an Olympics singles tennis event.

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Sumit Nagal had an early end to 2021 season due to a hip injury for which he underwent a surgery in November.

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In 2017, after reports came to surface that Sumit Nagal had missed a practice session in July 2016 at Chandigarh during the tie against South Korea, citing elbow injury.

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Sumit Nagal was dropped from the Indian Davis Cup squad led by Anand Amritraj which was scheduled to face the New Zealand between 3 and 5 February 2017.

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Sumit Nagal missed several training sessions, brought his girlfriend to the camp without informing us.

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