AUS Open 2021: Sumit Nagal suffered a first-round loss to Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis.© Twitter
Indian tennis participant Sumit Nagal bowed out of the continuing Australian Open on Tuesday as he suffered a first-round loss. Lithuania’s Ricardas Berankis defeated Nagal 6-2, 7-5, 6-3 within the first spherical, ending Nagal’s hopes of advancing within the first Grand Slam of the year. Nagal was put underneath numerous strain within the first set and Berankis gave him no likelihood of settling in, with the Lithuania participant wrapping up the set very quickly.
The world-number 73 Berankis created additional strain within the second set and Nagal was not given an opportunity of creating any type of comeback.
Berankis went on to take a 4-0 lead within the second set, however Nagal made an incredible comeback and was stage the scores to 4-4. Berankis, nevertheless, managed to keep up his composure and ultimately took the second set 7-5.
Berankis carried on this momentum and clinched the third set, profitable the match in straight units.
Earlier, Nagal had admitted that his preparation for the Australian Open was not preferrred however he was ready to offer it his all within the event.
“It’s the identical state of affairs for everybody, for me, I might have appreciated to play some extra tournaments, however sadly I needed to finish my final season a month earlier. There may be nothing I can change, I’m making an attempt to apply as a lot as potential,” Nagal had mentioned throughout a digital press convention earlier than the sport.
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