Sumit Nagal achieves career-best ATP ranking of 129

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The 22-year-old Sumit Nagal, who took a set from Roger Federer on in his US Open debut, jumped six places in the latest men's singles rankings. Photo: Twitter

Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal on Monday (October 6) reaped the benefit of a semi-final finish at the ATP Challenger Campinas in Brazil last week, by achieving his career-best ranking of 129.

The 22-year-old jumped six places in the latest men’s singles rankings.

Nagal previously reached ranking 135 after climbing 26 spots, riding on a title finish at the Buenos Aires ATP Challenger clay event in Argentina last month.

The talented youngster from Haryana was in the limelight after he made his Grand Slam debut and produced a spirited fight against the legendary Roger Federer in the first round of the US Open.


(With inputs from agencies)