Nagal still searching for sponsorship boost
Sumit attains ranking high
Pune: Nagal won his second career Challenger title on but despite having breakthrough season this the 22- old from Hahas failed to sponsors. Nagal defeated local favourite Facundo Bagnis 4, 2 the $54,000 event in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in hour in the final, becoming the first Indian to win on clay in the uth America.
Only Leander Paes has won Challenger in that con
earlier, in Brazil in 1995, but that came on hard courts. Earlier this Nahad five semis
final. He for the ATP Tour event on clay in Hamburg, where his
draw up Richard Gasquet caught the of the Tour his
with that of certain
The with Rafael Nadal its the US Open when the Indian was drawn inst other than Roger Federer. Although he lost, Na
impressed by taking set out of the ter being break down in the opener. But for Nagal, the overwhelming feeling winning in Buenos Aires was
sense of disappointment the lack of interest shown by the corporate houses despite his stupendous
I in one way it has been but the same time it is sad,” Nagal said. Being Challenger finalist, coming to Argentina
winning it is something big. It’s easy to do it. Qualifying in the US Open the of 22 leaset Roger, still impact … is coming forward to
has Sumit Nagal on Monday achieved his career-best ranking after moving up to the 135th position in the latest ATP chart. The 22-year-old saw himself climbing 26 places in the latest ATP rankings list. Nagal recently made headlines after making his Slam debut against Roger Federer in the US Open.
in tennis.” It is when I nancial support) the which is I see ple turning walking he said.
LACK OF FUNDS: Sumit Nagal