Sumit Nagal Makes History with First Indian Win in Monte Carlo Masters

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Indian tennis player Sumit Nagal achieved a historic feat by defeating 35th-ranked Matteo Arnaldi at the Monte Carlo Masters on Monday, April 9, 2024.

An Overview of the News

  • Nagal's victory in a thrilling three-set match 5-7, 6-2, 6-4 is the first time an Indian player has won a main draw match at the prestigious ATP Masters event.

  • Ranked 95th and unseeded, Nagal joins the ranks of Vijay Amritraj (1977) and Ramesh Krishnan (1982) as only the third Indian to make the main draw in Monte Carlo.

  • Additionally, Nagal created history by becoming the first men's Indian singles player to win a Masters 1000 match played on clay.

Monte Carlo Masters:

  • It is an annual tournament held in France, designed specifically for male professional players.

  • It is one of nine ATP Tour Masters 1000 events, representing the highest level of competition in men's tennis.

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