Australian Open: Sumit Nagal Makes History as First Indian Man in 35 Years to Beat Seeded Player
India’s top ranking tennis sensation Sumit Nagal creates history to become first Indian man in 35 years to beat a seeded player at Grand Slam. He secured his spot in the second round of the Australian Open after defeating world number 27 Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan in a commanding straight-set victory.
The 26-year-old Nagal, who fought his way into the main draw through the qualifiers, displayed exceptional skill and determination to beat Alexander Bublik with a scoreline of 6- 4, 6-2, 7-6(7-5) in a grueling match that lasted two hours and 38 minutes.
This victory marks Nagal’s debut progression to the second round and a significant milestone in his tennis career.