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Sumit Nagal became the first indian player to win over Roger Federer in a set

Sumit Nagal became the first indian player to win over Roger Federer in a set

Sumit Nagal of India took on twenty-time Grand Slam winner Roger Federer in the first round of the Grand Slam US Open. In the first set, Sumit Nagal shocked the world number three player and the highest Grand Slam winner in men's singles, Roger Federer by 6-4.

Highlights

  • Sumit Nagal is the first Indian to defeat Roger Federer in a set.
  • He struggled in the next three sets after Sumit Nagal made a blistering start to the first set, but could not survive in front of Roger Federer and lost by 6-4, 1-6,2-6, 4-6.
  • Sumit Nagal is the fourth player in the world to have won the first set against Roger Federer at the US Open.
  • Before them Peter Vessel (Netherlands), Jose Akasuo (Argentina) and Francis Tifayo (US) are the players who won the first set at the US Open against Roger Federer.
  • Sumit Nagal won the first set by 6-4.
  • Its Roger Federer won the second set by 6–1.
  • In the third set too, Sumit Nagal lost 6–2.
  • Roger Federer entered the next round by naming the fourth set 6-4.
  • With this, Roger Federer reached the second round of the US Open for the 19th consecutive year.
  • Sumit Nagal played very good tennis throughout the match.
  • He showed his talent in front of his ideal in this match which lasted about 2 hours and 30 minutes.
  • Sumit Nagal became the fifth Indian tennis player to play in Grand Slam men's singles in this decade.
  • Currently his rank in the world is 190.
  • Before him are Somdev Devarman, Yuki Bhambri, Saket Mayani and Prajnesh Gunneshwar.
  • They have all played in men's singles since 2010.

 

Sumit Nagal

  • Sumit Nagal is an Indian tennis player.
  •  Sumit Nagal hails from Jaitpur, a small village in Jhajjar district of Haryana.
  •  Sumit Nagal won the Junior Wimbledon Grand Slam in the year 2015.
  • He became the sixth Indian to win it.
  • He won his first medal challenger in the year 2017 but he could not take this success forward.
  • He considers veteran tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi to be his trusted advisor.
Q.1 Who is the first Indian player to win against Roger Federer in a set?
A. Mahesh Bhupati
B. Sumit Nagal
C. Yuki Bhambri
D. Saket Mayani
Answer...
Ans: Sumit Nagal
Q.2 Which player is the twenty times winner of Grand Slam Open US?
A. Rafael Nadal
B. Roger Federer
C. Mahesh Bhupati
D. Peter Vessel
Answer...
Ans: Roger Federer

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