Sumit Nagal won ATP, its first Challenger level title by defeating J. Clark of Britain in the three-set final in Bangalore on Saturday in the Bangalore Open. Non-selected Nagal defeated Britain’s opponent 6-3, 3-6, 6-2 to win the title of $ 100,000 in the hardcourt tournament, which gave them significant 100 ATP ranking points.
Nagal’s ranking is 321 and in the new rankings released on Monday, he will get more than 80 ratings points in the ATP ranking list. He gave a prize money of $ 14,400 in his name, but the most important thing is that his ranking will now close to 225, which will be his career’s best ranking.
The performance in Nagal’s tournament was spectacular. He defeated India’s top singles player Yuki Bhambri and other international players such as Blaz Kavasich of Slovenia, whose world rankings are 102. India has hosted only two Challenger level tournaments this year and both host players of the host country have won. Yuki won the Pune Challenger title of $ 50,000 prize money last week.
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