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Updated February 1st, 2024 at 18:09 IST

Sumit Nagal to spearhead Indian men's singles challenge in Chennai Open

Ramkumar Ramanathan and Mukund Sasikumar will the other Indians in the fray in men's singles as they were among three players who were handed wild cards for the main draw.

Sumit Nagal after winning match at Australian Open
Sumit Nagal after winning match at Australian Open | Image:AP/PTI
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Sumit Nagal, who recently became the first Indian to beat a seeded player in a Grand Slam tournament, will spearhead the Indian challenge in the men's singles competition of the Chennai Open ATP Challenger 100 tournament beginning Sunday.

The 26-year-old Nagal had entered the second round of the Australian Open last month after beating world no. 27 and number 31 seed Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan. He is currently ranked 121 in the world.

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Ramkumar Ramanathan and Mukund Sasikumar will the other Indians in the fray in men's singles as they were among three players who were handed wild cards for the main draw.

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Published February 1st, 2024 at 18:09 IST

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