Sumit Nagal achieves a career-high rank of 80 after a fabulous campaign at the Monte Carlo Masters

Sumit Nagal

Sumit Nagal, India’s top-ranked men’s singles tennis player, has made a significant leap in his career by breaking into the ATP Top 80. This achievement comes on the back of his exceptional performance at the Monte-Carlo Masters.

The rise of Sumit Nagal on the International Tennis Circuit

Nagal’s journey at the Monte-Carlo Masters was nothing short of extraordinary. He started by defeating Italy’s Flavio Cobolli and Argentina’s Facundo Diaz Acosta in the qualifiers to secure his spot in the main draw. This victory was just the beginning of his historic run.

In the opening round, Nagal faced Italy’s Matteo Arnaldi, ranked 38th in the world. Despite the odds, Nagal emerged victorious, marking a significant milestone in his career. With this win, he became the first Indian to win an ATP Masters 1000 match on clay since the series began in 1990.

Sumit Nagal’s journey, however, ended in the second round, where he put up a valiant fight against the seventh-seeded Dane and last year’s runner-up, Holger Rune. Despite the loss, Nagal’s performance at the tournament was highly commendable and earned him recognition on the global stage.

Following his run at the Monte Carlo Masters, Sumit Nagal jumped 13 places in the ATP Rankings, achieving a new career-high of 80. This achievement makes him the seventh-highest-ranked Indian man since the introduction of the computerised ATP Rankings in 1973.

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