Roger Federer looking to return to training in August, says coach Severin Luthi The talented youngster jumped of 26 spots to achieve a career-best ranking of 135 on Monday.

This is the second Challenger title in Nagal’s career. (Photo: IANS). I was playing and getting injured.

Sumit Nagal continued his dream season, winning the Buenos Aires ATP Challenger clay event, on Sunday. So, I wasted a lot of time in those four-five years,” he pointed out.What started as a torn labrum in his shoulder in 2017 continued throughout the following year where an injury-hit Sumit Nagal saw as many as 18 first-round exits.Hence, despite the Challenger title and becoming only the third Indian to face Roger Federer, after “My main goal remains to stay injury-free in the coming years and keep improving my game,” Sumit Nagal said.And he intends to keep it that way, above everything else. He knew if he was lucky enough to get into the US Open main draw there was only thing to do -- play. 127 was the last man to receive direct entry into the field of 128, which was determined using the latest ATP rankings, according to the tournament website.

361 had ended the tennis season as world no.

127 in November – becoming the second-highest ranked player in India after Hence, the forced break did hamper the momentum he was enjoying, both physically and mentally.“Yes, it is annoying for tennis players, because this almost never happens,” Sumit Nagal said referring to the lockdown. For India's Sumit Nagal, ranked 127 in the world, it wasn't much of a dilemma.

This is the first ATP Challenger title by an Indian this season. Just as well. Sumit Nagal was the last man to receive direct entry into the field of 128, which was determined using the latest ATP rankings, according to the US Open PTI … Sumit Nagal will enter Top 135 in Rankings!,” Sport minister Kiren Rijiju wrote on his twitter handle.

He also talked about the problems faced by the Indian expatriates in China.Copyright © 2020 The Statesman Limited. But I think there are some things you can’t control.“I don’t have anything in my hands, so I try to do things in a way that will make me better,” he added.Sumit Nagal’s exasperation, however, is understandable.The Haryana-born athlete had first shown promise in 2017 when he had got the better of Briton “If you look from 2014 to 2018, these were the tough years for me. Sumit Nagal gets direct entry to men's singles draw of US Open 2020 Please select below. 125. The 22-year-old has been dedicating about six hours a day to practice during the lockdown. - Live Scores, Tennis News, Player Ranking, and Complete Tournament Data. In order to view this content, please sign in with one of our partner accounts. The India No. Happy birthday Roger Federer: Most successful men's tennis player turns 39 IANS | New Delhi | After clinching the men's singles title at the Buenos Aires ATP Challenger clay event, India's Sumit Nagal has made a jump of 26 places to achieve a career-best ranking of 135.

On Sunday, Nagal beat Facundo Bagnis of Argentina 6-4, 6-2 in the final that lasted for just 37 minutes to claim his second Challenger title and move by 26 spots in the latest rankings issued by Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) on Monday.

But those were not the only contributions to his ascent in the ATP rankings table. And I’m working on the right things,” he added.Apart from his coaching staff, who design his training schedule, Sumit Nagal has fitness centres and tennis courts in and around the academy to keep him sharp.

Sumit Nagal wins Buenos Aires Challenger, likely to break into top 135 of ATP rankings Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal claimed the Buenos Aires Challenger title as he stormed to a 6-4, 6-2 win over Facundo Bagnis in the final on Sunday.

Nagal had made a jump of 26 places after he clinched his second Challenger title in Argentina.The Haryana lad had grabbed headlines after he made his Grand Slam debut in August and produced a spirited fight against Swiss maestro Roger Federer in the first round of the US Open.

Sumit Nagal (22) is a tennis player from India who has a career-high singles ranking of No. The Title Winning Point! 1 has made the US Open’s direct entry list. Click here for a full player profile. “You always travel and play.“It’s definitely tough, not just for me but for everyone. He did not look in his elements right from the start as he lost the match 4-6, 1-6 which eventually turned out to be a one-sided contest on Saturday.Before that, the 22-year-old had achieved his career-best ranking of 135 after clinching the men’s singles title at the Buenos Aires ATP Challenger clay event.

The world No. While the pandemic-induced break in sporting events saw most athletes returning home to their families, for The fast-emerging Indian tennis star was at the Riverside County community of Indian Wells in California to compete at the BNP Paribas Open when a public health emergency was announced due to the coronavirus outbreak.Instead of returning to his family in Delhi, the 22-year-old decided to touch down at Germany’s Peine at the Nensel Tennis Academy.“I didn’t have enough time to train last year so I don’t mind it,” Sumit Nagal told the “I am getting good training and improving a lot, to be honest.

His had won his maiden title in 2017 at the Bengaluru Challenger event. Sumit Nagal eyes top-100 ranking after promising show against Federer Following his promising show against Roger Federer that saw him claim a set against the Swiss great, Sumit Nagal has said he's now aiming to break into the top-100 of the ATP rankings. Sumit Nagal played eight tournaments on the Challenger Circuit from April to June in 2019, where he reached five semi-finals and one quarter-final, a consistent run that fetched him 170 points. Young Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal has received a direct entry into the US Open singles main draw after several top players pulled out of the Grand Slam starting August 31.