Sumit Nagal defeated Christian Garinto in straight sets.© Twitter
Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal on Thursday won the world no. 22 Christian Garinto at the Argentina Open and recorded his biggest career win. In the second round clash, Nagle defeated Chile’s Gerinto 6-4, 6-3 to enter the quarter-finals of the tournament. The Indian had the upper hand in the game and dominated the match to register an easy win. This is his first win among the top 50 players. Nagle has faced top-order players such as Roger Federer and Dominic Thiem in the past. He even managed to get the first set against Federer at the 2019 US Open. Nagle faced Thiem in the second round of the 2020 US Open.
Nagal will now face Albert Ramos Vinolas in the quarter-finals on Friday.
Earlier, when ANI was asked if we could expect players from outside the Big Three to go ahead and win the Grand Slam, Nagle said: “Tennis is a sport where anything can happen , For me if someone wins the top 3, it will be. ” not surprisingly.
“It’s very difficult to try to match what Federer does. What I’ve learned is how he perceives himself and how he sees the game. He would never make the same mistake, I felt that when I came to know more when I played against Dominic Thiem. He said, “The way I play Thiem, he is playing very brilliantly. He has got a good forehand. I would love that in my game. “
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