US Open: Sumit Nagal will tackle second seed Dominic Thiem within the subsequent spherical.© Twitter
Sumit Nagal on Tuesday stormed into the second spherical of the continuing US Open. Nagal defeated Bradley Klahn of the US 6-1, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 within the males’s singles first spherical on the US Open to progress additional into the match. With this outcome, the 23-year-old Nagal has turn out to be the primary Indian male to win a predominant draw match on the US Open in 7 years. In 2013, Somdev Devvarman had reached the second spherical of the Australian Open, French Open, and US Open. Returning to the Flushing Meadows the place he took a set off Roger Federer, Nagal got here out all weapons blazing within the first two units of the opening spherical match towards Klahn as he registered complete wins of 6-1, 6-3.
Sumit Nagal is the primary Indian man to win a match on the #USOpen in 7 years.
— US Open Tennis (@usopen) September 1, 2020
Nonetheless, within the third set, Klahn got here again to defeat Nagal and the match was poised for an intense end.
Nagal, as soon as once more rose to the highest within the fourth set and he gained a 5-Zero lead within the set. Klahn was in a position to win one sport, however in the long run, Nagal wrapped up the match in a complete trend.
Nagal, who’s the world quantity 122 will now face both Austria’s Dominic Thiem who was main 7-6(6) 6-Three in his opening spherical match when his opponent Jaume Munar retired.
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