Who is Sumit Nagal, biography, age, height, family, parents, wife, tennis ranking and net worth

Who is Sumit Nagal, biography, age, height, family, parents, wife, tennis ranking and net worth

Here is all you need to know about Indian tennis sensational player Sumit Nagal including his age, career, records and net worth

In the tournament’s qualification final, Slovakia’s Alex Molcan was easily defeated by India’s Sumit Nagal, who advanced to the Australian Open’s singles main event.

Who is Sumit Nagal, biography, age, height, family, tennis ranking and net worth in 2024

After his opponent committed a double fault at 30-40 in the tenth game of the second set, Nagal easily defeated Molcan 6-4, 6-4 in two hours and three minutes. In the opening round of the main tournament, Nagal will now take on Alexander Bublik, the 31st-ranked player in the world.

Who is Sumit Nagal?

Sumit Nagal is a professional tennis player from India who was born on August 16, 1997 in Jaitpur, Haryana, India. The 26-year-old stands 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) tall.

Nagal, currently ranked 139 in 2024, had been knocking on the top-100 door in late 2020 and was awarded a wildcard into the 2021 Australian Open before a long-standing hip issue forced him to go under the knife later that year.

A look at Sumit Nagal’s career

At the age of eight, Nagal joined a neighbourhood sports group and began playing tennis. He was chosen to be a member of the first group of the Mahesh Bhupathi Apollo Tyres Mission 2018 project when he was 10 years old, and he was admitted to his training academy.

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After defeating Sanjar Fayziev and Jurabek Karimov 5–5 in the replay, Nagal and Ti Chen won the Uzbekistan F1 Championship. After overcoming Daniel Masur 6–4, 1–6, 6–3, he won Poland F6.

In the World Group Playoff match between India and Spain in New Delhi in 2016, Nagal made his debut for India in the Davis Cup. After being removed from the Davis Cup team due to major disciplinary difficulties, he became embroiled in controversy.

In the final, Nagal defeated fellow countryman Vijay Natrajan 6-1, 6-1 to win the gold medal at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. He didn’t drop a single set in the whole competition.

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In 2018, Nagal participated in the doubles event at the Asian Games for the first time, partnering with Ramkumar Ramanathan. They made it to the quarterfinals before falling to Alexander Bublik and Denis Yevseyev, who went on to win silver.

Nagal’s breakthrough year turned out to be 2019. Nagal earned a spot on the US Open main draw in 2019, his first grand slam. In his first round encounter, he took against legendary Roger Federer. Even though he lost, he was able to win the first set against the multiple grand slam champion.

As the first Indian to win a singles match in the main draw of a Grand Slam since Somdev Devvarman at the 2013 US Open, Nagal defeated Bradley Klahn in the opening round of the 2020 US Open. Nagal made it to the singles Olympic tournament in Tokyo. He defeated Denis Istomin to go to the second round.

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Who are Sumit Nagal’s parents?

Sumit Nagal was born to Suresh Nagal, a school teacher and his wife Krishna Devi a homemaker. He also has a sibling, a sister named Sakshi Shokeen. He is unmarried and single.

To stay and play on the extravagant ATP Tour, Nagal has invested all his prize money, his salary from IOCL and the support he gets from Maha Tennis Foundation and had just Rs.80,000 in his bank account back in 2023.

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