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.

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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)

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