Sumit Nagal etch in history books as the first Indian to win the Monte Carlo Masters main draw match

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Sumit Nagal

Sumit Nagal, the ace tennis player from India, has scripted history by becoming the first Indian to reach the Round of 32 at the Monte Carlo Masters. This achievement is not just a personal milestone for Nagal, but also a proud moment for Indian tennis.

Sumit Nagal continues to prosper with consistent performances

Nagal secured a remarkable victory against World No. 38 Matteo Arnaldi of Italy in the Round of 64 at the Monte Carlo Masters. The match was a rollercoaster ride, with Nagal ultimately triumphing with a scoreline of 7-5, 2-6, 4-6. This win propels Nagal into the Round of 32, where he is set to face off against Holger Rune.

This victory marks a historic moment as Nagal becomes the first Indian player to reach this stage in the prestigious tournament. With this victory, he not only secured his place in the next round but also achieved a career-best ranking of 93. Facing his third consecutive Top 100 opponent, Nagal showcased his resilience and fighting spirit, particularly evident in his superb comeback after dropping the first set.

The decider saw Nagal’s determination shine through as he seized control of the match to emerge victorious. Nagal’s success in the Monte Carlo Masters didn’t come easy. In the thrilling final qualifying round match, he battled against Facundo Acosta, ultimately prevailing with another impressive display, winning 7-5, 2-6, 6-2.

Looking ahead, Nagal is set to face off against Holger Rune in the Round of 32. This match promises to be an exciting encounter, as both players will be looking to advance further in the tournament.

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