He is India’s latest tennis sensation. Sumit Nagal faced the legendary Roger Federer in the US Open first round. Nagal went on to win the first set 6-4. But the Swiss ace got the better of Nagal in the end. Nagal lost 6-4, 1-6, 2-6, 4-6 against Federer. But Nagal’s heroics have won the hearts of millions of Indian tennis fans. Nagal is only one of five Indian players to feature in a men’s Grand Slam singles main draw this decade. Nagal’s family hails from Jhajjar, Haryana and he did his initial tennis training in Delhi. He has been coached by none other than Mahesh Bhupathi.
Published On: Aug 27, 2019